For your final assignment, you will create a SWOT analysis. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate your leadership style and attributes through reflection; completing leadership questionnaires (supplied in class); speaking with colleagues, friends, and family that are familiar with your leadership characteristics; reviewing professional evaluations; and incorporating and analyzing the leadership theory. You will complete a SWOT analysis of your leadership qualities (strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats) and develop a constructive plan to further develop your leadership capabilities. Using first person is acceptable in this paper.
Mindtools has a tool to assist in performing a Personal SWOT analysis (use of tool is optional) at http://www.mindtools.com/pages/article/newTMC_05_1.htm
The paper should address the following areas:
SWOT analysis of leadership abilities and potential for leadership growth. (including detailed analysis of strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats)
A written personal mission statement.
Three to five detailed strategies that will be used to enhance leadership skills.
The paper should be 4-6 pages in length to a maximum of 6 pages, not including title page, references, or appendices and should follow current APA writing guidelines.