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Conflict Management and Leadership
This assignment assesses the following Course Outcomes:
MT340-6: Apply conflict management and leadership principles to issues of professional practice.
GEL-1.02: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition of original materials in Standard English.
GEL-4.03: Understand patterns of human behavior based upon real-world observation.
Attend an open meeting of a government body such as your local school board or other ongoing group and observe the interactions and style of leadership. Apply your knowledge from the class and discuss both the strengths and weaknesses of the meeting. Was the leadership appropriate? If you were asked to be a consultant to the group, what would your recommendations be? (adapted from Adams & Scott, 2018). Make sure to support your assignment with a clear point of view and purpose, provide supporting evidence, and elaborate how to address any issues. Provide a summary of what the reader should take away from the topic. Remember that you are a consultant-observer.
Read Appendix A: “Techniques for Observing Problem-Solving Groups” in your textbook for some guidance on observing.
Write a 2–3-page persuasive essay about what you have observed using Standard English. Assignment is to be in APA 7th edition formatting and style, well organized, logical and unified.
Adams, K. L. & Scott, J. (2018). Instructor’s manual to communicating in groups: Applications and skills (10th ed.). [Adaption of Adams, K. L., & Galanes, G. J.] McGraw-Hill.
Review everything you learned in this course to develop exceptional and complete content.
Demonstrate comprehension of patterns of human behavior by observing and discussing the interactions of the people present and the effects on the meeting.
Discuss the style of leadership observed.
What conflicts were present?
What recommendations would you make?
Make sure your persuasive essay expresses a clear purpose and point of view.
Introduce your topic.
Respond to the questions in this assignment providing support or evidence for your point of view or argument you are trying to make.
Tell your readers what action they should take, or provide a summary of what the reader should take away from reading/learning about the topic.
Write your paper in a clear and articulate manner using Standard English.
Ensure it is well-organized, logical, and unified, and that your work is original and insightful.
Use the 7th edition APA formatting and citation style for your paper.
Respond in a 2–3-page paper with a separate title and reference page.
Submit your assignment to the Unit 10 Assignment Dropbox by Tuesday 11:59 Eastern Standard Time.