When the idea of leadership is brought up many will think of someone in change. This is normally

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When the idea of leadership is brought up many will think of someone in change. This is normally viewed as a single person. However, this idea of one person being the one and only leader is no more. Instead there is a move towards engaging everyone to be a leader. However, there are certain elements needed to be an effective leader for social change. Self-assessments, a personal vision and understanding of leadership and development of personal leadership are all key elements of becoming an effective leader. In doing so, a person can become an effective leader who promotes positive social change. Self-assessment can be a great way for a leader to find out how they work on a team and as a leader. I found the self-assessments in this course…show more content…
After completing the second assessment, I received a score of 38. This placed me on the low scale of LPCs meaning that I am task motivated. This score upholds my first exam findings that I am more focused on task as a leader. On the third assessment, I received a score of 8 on factor one placing me in the moderate range. On factor two, I scored 9, factor three I scored 12, and factors four through six I scored 10 placing me in the high range for factors two through six. On factor seven, I scored a 5 placing me in the moderate range. In reading over the descriptions of what each factor means I would have to concur with the findings. The lowest score was factor seven. I agree that I am least like a laissez-faire leader or personality. I believe that I am less like the laissez-faire leader as I hold the belief of holding people accountable for their actions. This can be in terms of the lack of work from a co-worker or group member to the misconduct done from a co-worker or group member. Lastly, with the fourth assessment I scored an 8. In completing the final assessment, I found myself going either way with some of the questions. The first question, for example, I almost wanted to say both. However, there was just one way that I believe that I am more slightly in favor of or see myself as. Overall, the assessments were interesting, and it seems that I am a task motivated leader who is mostly open to change or at least promoting change. In the second
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