Assume that you are a mid-level leader within an organization of your choice. Top leadership has given you the task to study the best practices in terms of leadership today. You will create a report that analyzes the leadership skills and guidelines recommended based on the current research. In your written report, be sure to address the following:
- Determine guidelines for exercising authority. What guidelines would you recommend for reward power and coercive power?
- Determine which skills are most important at each level (lower, middle and executive) of management. Provide examples for each level.
- Explain the importance of top level leadership within organizations. Why is it important?
- Describe how selection and placement can be used to improve leadership in organizations.
- Determine the types of professional development that can be used to improve leadership in organizations.