Leader Profile

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Module 2 – Assignment 2
Leader Profile
B-6027 Perspectives in Change Leadership
Argosy University Online
Dr. Richard Dool

Matt Bass
September 2, 2012

Leadership is an art and a science that is developed and perfected by the summation of innate abilities, understanding the behaviors of people and how to capitalize on their strengths, and the unique ability to inspire and drive under challenging and dynamic circumstances (http://www.gwinnettnetwork.com/ArticleWhatMakesAGreatLeader.htm). This discussion examines a leader profile that has been an influence in my personal development that will analyze the characteristics of the leader that affected my development and also create a leadership scorecard of the selected
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What imparted on me most was the engineer’s ability to base business based decisions and motives based on personal values and did not let business politics to alter his decision.
• Vision o The engineering manager focused and remained in-tune with the organizations vision. The vision of the organization remained the target and steadfastly adopted the vision of the company and coached and inspired the way for others to follow suite via a philosophy of long-term proactive thinking (http://diversitymbamagazine.com/why-leaders-need-vision-integrity-compassion-to-succeed).
The engineering manager exhibited exemplary skills and as a leader that translated with him when he advanced to the engineering managers position. An effective leader has the ability to retain the competencies that has been acquired in fine-tuning his leadership capabilities to other roles. An assessment of the engineering manager’s competencies is depicted in a leadership scorecard and follows with explanations. The scorecard is assessment is based on key competencies of this leader with a scale rating from 1-5 that equates to lowest to highest.

Leader Scorecard
Competency Curiosity Creativity Communication Character Strategy Development Empowering Visionary Inspiration Values Total
Score 3 5 5 5 3 5 5 5 5 41

An evaluation of the skills indicated in the leadership’s scorecard is the following:
 Curiosity

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