Prior to beginning work on this discussion, read Chapters 1 and 2 from Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, Importance of leaders with the right leadership styles, What makes a great leader? (Cover Story), and What Is Leadership? (Links to an external site.) articles. Additionally, read the Week 1 Weekly Lecture.
Complete the 1.2 Conceptualizing Leadership Questionnaire in the Summary and Resources section of Chapter 1 of Introduction to Leadership: Concepts and Practice, then answer the following questions:
- What do the scores you received on the Conceptualizing Leadership Questionnaire suggest about your beliefs on leadership?
- Of the six dimensions on the questionnaire (traits, ability, skills, behavior, relationships, and process), which two are the most similar to your own beliefs?
- Which two dimensions are the least like your own beliefs? Explain