A: For this Discussion, select an event concerning public health not previously used in the course. Consider the style of leadership used by the key player or players in the event. Was the leadership perspective effective or ineffective? What justifications may be made for use of the selected perspective?
Post a brief description of the event. Then, explain leadership styles of one or more key players of the event. Finally, justify the effectiveness or ineffectiveness of the style(s) of leadership among the key player(s) on event outcomes. Be specific.
B: For this Discussion, select a public health leadership issue that interests you as a possible research topic for a dissertation. Additionally, think about how your work completed in this course may assist you in your dissertation and future career as a leader in public health.
POST A BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE CURRENT PUBLIC HEALTH LEADERSHIP ISSUE YOU SELECTED AND EXPLAIN WHY THAT ISSUE INTERESTS YOU. THEN, EXPLAIN TWO WAYS THE INFORMATION YOU GATHERED IN THIS COURSE CAN BE APPLIED TO YOUR FUTURE DISSERTATION RESEARCH OR TO YOUR ROLE AS A SCHOLAR-PRACTITIONER. BE SPECIFIC AND USE EXAMPLES TO ILLUSTRATE YOUR POINTS.
Nahavandi, A. (2014). The art and science of leadership (7th ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson.
- Chapter 1, “Definition and Significance of Leadership”
- Chapter 6, “Current Era in Leadership”
- Chapter 7, “Other Leadership Perspectives”
- Chapter 9, “Leading Change”
- Chapter 10, “Developing Leaders