Leader Development Research Paper

Leader Development Research Paper. Conduct research that will inform your development as a leader in order to understand what leader development is. Reflect on the readings by Bernthan & Wellins (2006) and Avolio and Hannah (2008) as your starting point. Build your own external research to include in your citations and reference list (7-8 external sources are required that include books and peer-reviewed research). See research resources here: Research and Library articles (Reputable research – research (peer-reviewed) or practitioner: with author, year, and source (no general websites or Blogs)Avolio, B. J., & Hannah, S. T. (2008). Developmental readiness: Accelerating leader development. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research, 60(4), 331-347. Avolio and Hannah.pdf Download Avolio and Hannah.pdfBernthal, P., & Wellins, R. (2006). Trends in leader development and succession. Human Resource Planning, 29(2), 31-40. Bernthal & Wellins Trends in Leader development and succession.pdf Download Bernthal & Wellins Trends in Leader development and succession.pdfDefine leader development and leadership development based on your external research.Focus on 1 main topic area for your external research, that you think will be important for your longer-term (cognitive) development as a leader. Review research on the topic and link research and findings to your own promise for self-development as a leader to suggest why this research is important to your self-development.I have already approved your topics in Module 5 based on the list below.Self-conceptLeader identityLearning goal orientationSelf-awarenessPsychological empowermentDevelopmental efficacy/Self-efficacyDeveloping cognitive and social problem-solving skillsDevelopmental readinessExperiential learningLeader development opportunitiesMentoring.
Grading Rubric: Grading Rubrics Leader Development Research.docx Download Grading Rubrics Leader Development Research.docxReview discussion forumsFormat 7-8 pages single-spaced report in 4 parts (use subheadings to show the 4 parts):Part 1. Definitions of leader development and leadership development. Long-term goal statement (can be career or leadership focused and indicates individual growth toward leader development) that indicates the need to understand the topic based on self-reflection and DISC and gives background on where you are now, how you hope to grow, and issues and obstacles to consider.Part 2. Address course content (textbook and required readings) that informs your need to take self-development action as it relates to the research topic.Part 3. In-depth research on the topic approved by the instructor (about 5 pages). The research should help you understand the area, its importance for leader development, and provide tools/resources/tips/strategies for your personal development.Use citations (provide a reference list at the end of the research paper). Use APA style for citations and reference list: Research and Library articlesReputable research – research (peer-reviewed) or practitioner: with author, year, and source (no general websites or Blogs)Part 4. Link your research findings to your own promise for self-development as a leader to suggest why this research is important to your self-development and suggest steps you can start to take toward the goal stated in part 1.