Evaluate the factors that influence organizational culture, such as organizational structure, size, policies and procedures
The Final Paper is designed to demonstrate your understanding of the course. Using a minimum of five scholarly sources, write a six- to eight-page APA-formatted paper in a narrative format. Formulate a personal program of managerial leadership development that is based on the information presented in the course text. In your paper, Designate general categories or groups of leadership theories. These include: Traits Theories, Contingency Theories, Relational Theories, and others listed in the course text. Select one specific category of theories from the course text. Defend why the selected category of leadership theories is most relevant to organizational leadership. Discuss the leadership style you will adhere to and the specific reasons for selecting this style. Examine how your leadership skills will influence your ability to motivate followers in an organization. Identify an area of weakness in your personal leadership. Explain how you will develop this area of weakness into a strength. Evaluate the factors that influence organizational culture, such as organizational structure, size, policies and procedures, staff, and office politics. Evaluate your leadership style based on the factors you chose above. The Final Paper Must be four to eight double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages) and formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.) resource. Must include a separate title page with the following: Title of paper Student’s name Course name and number Instructor’s name Date submitted For further assistance with the formatting and the title page, refer to APA Formatting for Microsoft Word (Links to an external site.). Must utilize academic voice. See the Academic Voice (Links to an external site.) resource for additional guidance. Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper. For assistance on writing Introductions & Conclusions (Links to an external site.) as well as Writing a Thesis Statement (Links to an external site.), refer to the Writing Center resources. Must use at least five scholarly sources in addition to the course text. The Scholarly, Peer-Reviewed, and Other Credible Sources (Links to an external site.) table offers additional guidance on appropriate source types. If you have questions about whether a specific source is appropriate for this assignment, please contact your instructor. Your instructor has the final say about the appropriateness of a specific source for a particular assignment. Must document any information used from sources in APA style as outlined in the Writing Center’s Citing Within Your Paper (Links to an external site.) guide. Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA style as outlined in the Writing Center.