Wk 2 – Leadership Theories Matrix

As a leader, you often need to display or clarify a concept. A matrix is a grid that contains information and offers a visual model of ideas. For this assignment, you will create a matrix that explains leadership theories. 

Research the following five leadership theories, and include these in your matrix. Use the provided Leadership Theories Matrix:

  • Trait theories of leadership
  • Behavioral theories of leadership
  • Contingency models of leadership
  • Skills approaches to leadership
  • Situational methods of leadership

Develop the definition and characteristics of various leadership theories and approaches to leadership (trait leadership, behavioral leadership, contingency leadership, skills leadership, and situational leadership). 

Provide one or more examples to support the definition or characteristics of each form of leadership. 

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Write out your explanations in each section.

Format your Leadership Theory Matrix with the template and consistent with APA guidelines. Add a Title page and References page to the Matrix.

Submit your assignment

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TheoryDefinition/CharacteristicsExamples
Trait Leadership
BehavioralLeadership
ContingencyLeadership
SkillsLeadership
Situational Leadership

Leadership Theories Matrix

Complete the following sections using the provided matrix template.

Develop a leadership theories matrix thatdescribes the definition and characteristics of various leadership theories and approaches to leadership (trait leadership, behavioral leadership, contingency leadership, skills leadership and situational leadership).

Provide one or more examples to support the definition or characteristics of each form of leadership.

Write out your explanations in each section; each section should contain about 350 words.

Format your matrix consistent with APA guidelines.

References

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