Task 1: Organization and Leadership Analysis
Assessment Code: C200
Student Mentor Name:
Table of Contents
Organization Overview 3
Organization Description 3
Leadership Practices 3
Relationship Between Leadership and Organizational Culture 3
SWOT Analysis 4
Organizational Strengths 4
Organizational Weaknesses 4
Organizational Opportunities 5
Organizational Threats 5
Leadership Evaluation 5
Leadership Strengths 6
Leadership Weaknesses 6
Recommendations for Leadership Development 6
In this opening paragraph, provide the reader with an ...view middle of the document...
For each of the three leadership practices: 1) Demonstrate you can apply theory from this course to describe the leadership practice, 2) Provide specific examples of each leadership practice, and 3) Discuss the impact of each leadership practice on individuals as well as the department, team, or organization as a whole.
This section should not exceed 3 pages. Include citations when appropriate following APA guidelines.
Relationship Between Leadership and Organizational Culture
A leader’s values and beliefs shape the culture of an organization. In this section you want to describe the culture of the organization in detail. If you would guidance in how to describe the culture of an organization, you may reach out to the course mentor or go to the Learning Community for this course for additional information.
Once you have described the culture of the organization, discuss how the current leadership has directly affected the organizational culture. You may also speak to the role past founders or leaders had on shaping the culture.
The big deal is that you create a direct relationship between the leaders values and beliefs and the culture of the organization. Provide examples to support your analysis.
This section should not exceed 2 pages. Include citations when appropriate following APA guidelines.
In this opening paragraph for this section, provide a brief overview of a SWOT analysis and inform the reader what is included in this section.
Discuss two strengths of the organization. These should be internal characteristics that directly support the achievement of the organizational goals. For each strength, describe the characteristic in detail, include examples, and include the positive impact on the organization.
When assessing the strengths, think about the various functions such as finance, marketing, research and development, and so forth. To what extent are the functions within the organization positioned to support the strategic goals of the organization? You may also want to ask yourself if the structure of the organization supports optimal performance, are the managers and leaders competent, are there effective processes in place to evaluate performance and develop talent, etc. Based on your understanding of these areas, you can determine the strengths of the organization.
This section should not exceed 1 page. Include citations when appropriate following APA guidelines.
Discuss two weakness of the organization. These should be internal characteristics that directly inhibit the achievement of the organizational goals. For each weakness, describe the concern in detail, provide examples, and include the negative impact on the organization.
Similar to the strengths, are there particular functions, processes, or practices that are negatively impacting the organizations ability to achieve the strategic goals?