CLO #1: Assess elements of contemporary leadership theories and models

CLO #1: Assess elements of contemporary leadership theories and models

CLO #2: Analyze qualities and skills of a highly effective, ethical leader.

CLO#3: Examine the role of the healthcare administrator in leading a high reliability organization.

CLO #4: Critique management principles and skills required for effective operational management of a healthcare organization.

CLO #5: Develop a personal philosophy of ethical leadership in health care.

Assignment Prompt:

As a leader, it is important to have a leadership philosophy that you can share with the people you lead. For this assignment, you are going to reflect on this course and create a leadership philosophy to share with the people you lead/might lead in the future.

Instructions: This assignment has two parts:

PART 1: Write a 1-2-page personal leadership philosophy that you would share with your staff. A personal leadership philosophy should include an explanation of the core values you live by, what you can expect of the people you lead, what they can expect of you, and how you will evaluate their performance.

PART 2: For the second part of this assignment, respond to the following (each response should be at least 1-page in length):

Describe three types of leadership traits/theories we have discussed in this course.

Assess and describe the leadership attributes of a famous leader in history that you admire. Relate that leader’s characteristics and traits to leadership models and theories we have discussed in the course.

Can leadership be taught? Explain your answer.

Imagine you are a chief operations officer at a large hospital that strives to be a high-reliability organization and you are leading the search to hire a senior healthcare administrator to manage a large department in the hospital that previously had poor leadership, morale is currently low, and performance and quality of care are suffering. What skills, traits, attitudes, and experiences would you look for in a candidate? Explain your answer.

Your paper should include a title page, introduction, body, conclusion, and reference page, per 6th edition of the APA Publication Manual. At least 5 scholarly sources are required for Part 2 of this assignment. Please review the rubric for additional expectations.


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