Leadership Reflection Plan

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Running head: LEADERSHIP REFLECTION PAPER

Leadership Reflection Paper

Shaynee Olson

February 18th, 2013

University of Phoenix

CUR/510

Dr. Park

Abstract
The purpose of this research is a self-reflection on the author’s personal leadership style. This research will include qualities of effective leadership, the author’s philosophy of leadership, and examples of the author’s leadership style. This research will also include a reflection of the author’s personal strengths as well as how the author’s personal strengths influence the leadership qualities the author has and how the author can improve her leadership style in the future.

This paper is a self-reflection on the author’s personal leadership style. This paper will include qualities of an effective leadership, the author’s philosophy of leadership, and examples of the author’s leadership style. This paper will also include a reflection of the author’s personal strengths as well as how the author’s personal strengths influence the leadership qualities the author has and how the author can improve her leadership style in the future.

Qualities of an effective leadership are a leader who influences and inspires people to accomplish a goal, or an objective of an organization (Lioe, 2008). An effective leader is also a visionary, he or she should have a clear sense of hierarchy, know who the bosses are, who to talk to, what are the organization's goals and objectives, and how the organization works (Lioe, 2008). Other qualities of an effective leadership are trust and communication. Effective leaders are trustworthy leaders; similar to respect, it's something an effective leader has to earn from their people. Communication is also very crucial to effective leadership. The vision, goals, knowledge and technical expertise must be clearly communicated and imparted to all the people in organization (Lioe, 2008).

The author’s personal philosophy of leadership includes two very...
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