How was this admired project leader effective at addressing political and cultural issues within the organization?

Phase 2 Discussion Board:

 

Task Type: Discussion Board   Deliverable Length: 400–750 words
Points Possible: 75   Due Date: 5/23/2015 11:59:59 PM  CT

Primary Discussion Response is due by Wednesday (11:59:59pm Central), Peer Responses are due by Sunday (11:59:59pm Central).

The discussion assignment for this week will be to select someone who led a project you were involved with you admire for their leadership abilities, specifically in the areas of project or program leadership. Correlate why they are a good leader with the identified core project leadership responsibilities, experience, characteristics, and skills. Did they have to address political or cultural issues within the organization when leading the project?

The following Discussion Board research will assist you. Research at least 2 sources (which may include your textbook) to support your response.

Primary Task Response: Within the Discussion Board area, write 400–750 words that respond to the following questions with your thoughts, ideas, and comments. This will be the foundation for future discussions by your classmates. Be substantive and clear, and use examples to reinforce your ideas:

·         Based on what have been identified as good leadership characteristics and skills in your two text books, which did the project leader you admire possess?

·         Based on what are identified as the key roles and responsibilities in your readings, how did the project leader you admire carry these out effectively?

·         How was this admired project leader effective at addressing political and cultural issues within the organization?

·         Which characteristics, skills, roles and responsibilities do you wish to emulate in your quest to be a great project leader and why?

Write 2 more paragraphs of about 100-200 words each that serve as an introduction and conclusion to what you have written about this topic. Be sure to include your references, and format your submission in APA format.