Students will plan and execute a leadership plan. You have been hired as the new President of Operations for an NBA, NFL (National Football League), MLB (Major League Baseball), NHL, or WNBA team. The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate your knowledge of the leadership theories provided in this course and apply them to this assignment. This paper should be in APA format, 3-5 pages, 12-point font, Times New Roman, Double Spaced. Below is the format of what needs to be included in this assignment:
Introduction and Problem Statement: This part provides the background for your leadership plan. It will contain information from the literature that best describes the general situation or problem you will address at your organization. Provide an analysis of your organization against the background of leadership theories and practices presented in the Scott text. Focus on the leadership theories you have studied and describe how your organization fits into one of more models.
Mission of the Professional Development Plan: Describe the mission of the plan you propose to create and how it will impact your organization.
Leadership Development Plan, Goals and Outcomes: Describe the goals and/or outcomes that you expect to achieve. Reference leadership theories and models.
Leadership Development Activities: Provide details of your plan and discuss how it relates to the theories and models presented in the Scott text. Take into consideration the role of the leader; leadership skills and strategies the leader will employ; relationship to others involved in the plan; resources needed to implement the plan; specific activities, etc.
Summary/Reflection: Discuss the overall feasibility of the study; what did you experience (personally, professionally, etc.) as you developed the plan; feelings regarding significance of the plan, etc.