Hallenges and Opportunities of Health Care Leaders

Choose two issues or challenges that face leaders today. For example, consider the challenges faced by many leaders of firms that have been forced to downsize lately. How do leaders continue to engage their employees in the face of layoffs and bad financial news? Alternatively, consider how organizations must deal with the Off shoringof jobs. What are the challenges of leading teams overseas while keeping morale high in the United States?

2) Find at least two articles (other than those in your readings) that discuss the issues you have chosen. Reviewing top news sites and publications such as Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, International Herald Tribune, and USA Today are good places to start.

3) In 1,000 a 1,250 words, write an essay in which you address the following:

a) Discuss how servant leadership can help address your chosen issues or challenges.

b) Discuss at least one other popular contemporary model of leadership (e.g, situational leadership, competency-based leadership, spiritual leadership, and visionary leadership) and how it might address the issues presented.

c) Identify at least three values (e.g., integrity, courage, etc.) needed by leaders to effectively address these issues.

4) Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APAStyle Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.

a) Directly quoted source material may not exceed 10% of the papers content.

b) Due to its inherent unreliability, Wikipedia is not considered an acceptable source for use in academic writing.

5) For grading criteria, view Essay: Values-Based Leadership: Challenges and Opportunities Rubric,located within the Additional Resources folder in Canyon Connect. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.