As a conclusion to the capstone course on leadership, students will write a paper on the differences that the 21st century leader faces from those faced by the 20th century leader.
The purpose of this paper is for the students to demonstrate the knowledge of the differences between the 20th and 21st century business landscape and how a new leader has unique challenges to face to be successful in the future. Student needs to focus on the five major challenges that face the 21st century leader.
“The evolution of business landscapes in the last century through today has created a new role for the leader requiring the emergence of the people-centric person who creates competitive edge within an organization by moving people.”
Step 1: Review the assignment instructions carefully.
Step 2: Review the grading rubric for the assignment.
Step 3: Create a Word or Rich Text Format (RTF) document that is double-spaced, 12-point font. The final product will be between 5-7 pages in length excluding the title page and the reference page.
Step 4: In your paper, respond to the following elements of leadership:
Step 5: Follow this format:
Step 6: In writing a formal paper it should be done in the third person. What this means is that there are no words such as “I, me, my, we, or us” (first person writing), nor is there use of “you or your” (second person writing). If uncertain how to write in the third person, view this link: http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/education/grammar/first-second-and-third-person
Step 7: In writing this assignment, students are asked to support the reasoning using in-text citations and a reference list. A reference within a reference list cannot exist without an associated in-text citation and vice versa. View the sample APA paper under Week 4 content and How to Cite and Reference, also under Week 4 content.
Step 8: In writing this assignment, students are expected to paraphrase and not use direct quotes. Learn to paraphrase by reviewing this link: https://writing.wisc.edu/Handbook/QPA_paraphrase2.html
Step 9: Using the grading rubric as a comparison, read through the paper to ensure all required elements are presented.
Step 10: Proofread the paper for spelling and grammatical issues, and third person writing.