I would like everyone to report on a different book since you will be sharing your impressions on a blog at I will critique (grade) the book report content according to its relevance to the advancement of leadership skills in general, and how you plan to personally apply the information to your own leadership potential. Please follow the Book Report outline provided in the Content section. You might also examine some criminal justice journals that routinely include book reports to understand the book report format better.
Title of book (APA format) Copy of Table of Contents Review: I. Book overview A. About the author – brief biography, why is he/she credible to write this book? B. Primary audience for which the book was written C. Main theme/purpose of book D. Briefly summarize the main points in each chapter II. Evaluation of major points A. How would you summarize the major conclusions presented by the author? B. Critique the author’s major conclusions or principles represented in the book. 1) Do the main points support or deviate from the theories of leadership discussed in this course and in your textbook? 2) Does the book add anything new to the study of leadership? 3) How would other leadership scholars critique this book? (HINT: Obtain scholarly references in which to critique the book) III. Applicability A. How can the information in this book be applied to criminal justice (or your major field of study)? B. How can you incorporate this information into your personal development as a leader? Can you apply it to your current job or role as a student leader? Reference List (APA format)