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ASSESSMENT    BRIEF    
Subject    Code    and    Title     MGMT6000    –    Dynamic    Leadership    
Assessment     Assessment    2    -    Reflexive    Journal    
Individual/Group     Individual    
Length     2,000    words    
Learning    Outcomes     a),    b),    c),    d)    
Submission     Due    Friday,    23:59    (AEST/AEDT)    end    of    Module    6    
Weighting     50%    
Total    Marks     50    

Objectives:    
    
• Prepare    a    Personal    and    Professional    Development    Plan    (PPDP)    for    your    continued    leadership    
development,    drawing    on    your    reflections    and    insights    from    the    first    assessment    task    (including    
feedback    from    your    partner    and    other    sources    and    your    learning    from    this    subject);    
    
• Continue    to    increase    self-awareness    by    deep    thinking    about    your    values    and    their    influence    on    
your    life    and    career    goals;    
    
• Identify    critical    gaps    between    your    cu
ent    capabilities    or    sphere    of    influence    and    your    leadership    
aspirations;    
    
• Identify    the    influences    of    national    and    organisational    cultures    on    your    leadership    perspectives    and    
the    implications    for    leading    in    different    cultures;    
    
• Apply    knowledge    from    the    theories    and    models    of    effective    leadership    to    inform    and    guide    your    
development    plan.    
    
How    the    assessment    fits    into    the    subject/course:    
The    focus    on    reflexive    research    methodologies    and    strategies    is    a    core    element    of    the    MBA.     This    
assessment    provides    you    with    opportunities    to    build    on    your    personal    reflections,    apply    the    
principles    of    strategic    thinking    and    planning    to    your    own    life    and    prepare    a    personal    
development    plan.    
    
Assessment    Linkages    of    Assessment    1    and    Assessment    2:    
Insights    and    understandings    obtained    in    Assessment    1    will    suggest    themes    that    will    be    developed    
further    to    inform    your    planning    in    Assessment    2.    
    
     2    
    
    
Instructions:    
Each    student    will    prepare    a    Personal    and    Professional    Development    Plan    (PPDP)    for    continued    leadership    
development.        The    period    of    the    plan    depends    on    your    cu
ent    career    and    life    stage.        It    should    cover    a    
minimum    of    two    years    but    could    be    5    or    10    years.        Select    a    time    frame    that    makes    sense    to    you    and    
iefly    explain    why.    
    
Select    a    model    or    framework    of    personal    and    leadership    development    that    resonates    with    you    and    
iefly    justify    your    choice.        Ensure    that    the    components    of    your    plan    are    anchored    by    appropriate    
leadership    theory    and    models.        
    
You    should    consider    the    influence    of    national    and    organisational    cultures    and    social    practices    on    your    
cu
ent    leadership    perspectives    and    how    you    can    be    effective    as    a    future    leader    in    other    cultures,    as    we    
operate    in    an    increasingly    global    economy.    
    
Output/Deliverable    and    parameters    of    the    assessment:    
Each    student    will    submit    a    report    which    contains    your    PPDP    and    
ief    explanations.        The    report    can    be    in    
Word    or    PDF    format    of    2,000    words    or    an    equivalent    in    PPT    (landscape)    format    with    voice-over    
explanations.    
    
Resources    to    be    provided:    
● Planning    templates    in    the    Activities    sections    of    Modules    4    and    5.    
●     The    Learning    Facilitator    will    suggest    a    range    of    possible    models    for    leadership    
development.    
● A    range    of    e-textbooks    and    journals    is    available    through    online    journal    databases,    
including    EBSCO.        
    
Learning    Outcomes:    
    
• Increased    self-awareness,    including    personal    values,    personality    preferences,    leadership    style    and    
impact    on    other    people    as    a    basis    for    achieving    potential.    
    
• Knowledge    of    the    major    theories    and    models    of    leadership    and    their    role    in    explaining    and    
developing    effective    leadership.    
    
• Understanding    of    reflective    practice    as    a    means    of    research    and    personal    growth.    
    
• Greater    understanding    of    the    influence    of    cultural    and    social    backgrounds    on    leadership    
effectiveness    in    own    and    other    cultures.    
    
• Capacity    to    apply    the    principles    of    strategic    thinking    and    planning    to    own    life    and    career.    
    
• Confidence    and    courage    to    proceed    with    the    implementation    of    a    personal    development    plan.    
    
    
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Learning Ru
ic

Assessment    
Attributes     Fail    (0-49)    
Pass         
(50-64)    
Credit         
(65-74)    
Distinction         
(75-84)    
High    Distinction         
(85-100)    
Effective    
communication    
in    report        
        
        
25%        
        
        
Difficult    to    understand,    
no    logical/clear    
structure,    poor    flow    of    
ideas,    argument    lacks    
supporting    evidence.        
        
Audience    cannot    
follow    the    line    of    
easoning.        
        
        
Information,    arguments    and    
evidence    are    presented    in    a    
way    that    is    not    always    clear    
and    logical.        
        
Line    of    reasoning    is    often    
difficult    to    follow.        
Information,    arguments    
and    evidence    are    well    
presented,    mostly    clear    
flow    of    ideas    and    
arguments.        
        
Line    of    reasoning    is    easy    to    
follow.        
Information,    arguments    
and    evidence    are    very    
well    presented;    the    
presentation    is    logical,    
clear    and    well    supported    
y    evidence.        
        
Uses    limited    presentation    
aids    to    enhance    
information    and    
arguments.        
        
        
Expertly    presented;    the    
presentation    is    logical,    
persuasive,    and    well    
supported    by    evidence,    
demonstrating    a    clear    flow    
of    ideas    and    arguments.        
        
Engages    and    sustains    
audience’s    interest    in    the    
topic.            
        
Effective    use    of    diverse    
presentation    aids,    including    
graphics    and/or    media.        
Knowledge    of    and    
sensitivity    to    cultural    
d ivers i ty     and     
implications    for    
effective    leadership    


20%    
    
Neglects    core    elements    
important     to    leadership    
in    own    and    other    
cultures.    

Difficulty    in    identifying    own    
cultural    biases.    
Demonstrates    
understanding    of    the    
complexity    of    elements    
important    to    leadership    in    
own    and    other    cultures.    

    
Articulates    insights    into    
own    cultural    biases.    

Demonstrates    evidence    of    
adjustment    in    own    attitudes    
and    beliefs     reflecting    
learning    from    a    diversity    of    
communities     and    cultures.    
Analyses    own    cultural    
iases    against    elements    
important    to    members    
of    other     cultures.    

Describes    implications    
for    own    development.    
Actively    assumes    and    describes    
leadership    roles    that     influences    
others    and    enable    positive    
change    in    own    and    other    
cultures.    
    
5    
    
    

Application    of    
knowledge    to    practice    


20%    

    
Limited    understanding    
of    theories    and    models    
of    leadership.    

Uses    a    limited    range    of    
information    or    sources    as    
the     basis    of    
interpretations    or    
ecommendations.    
Understands    the    main    
theories    and    models    of    
effective    leadership.
    
Applies    basic    concepts    to    
explain    own    experiences    
and    practice.    
Understands    comprehensive    
ange    of    theories    and    
models    of    leadership.    

Selects    and    justifies    
appropriate    models    to    
explain    own    experiences    
and    practice.    
Understands    comprehensive    
ange    of    theories    and    
models    of    leadership.    
    
Selects    and    critically    
evaluates    most    relevant    
models    to    deepen    
understanding    and    insights    
into    own    experiences,    biases    
styles    and    preferences.    
    
Describes    implications    and    
opportunities    for    personal    
growth    and    development.    
    
Demonstrates    deep    
understanding    of    a    
comprehensive    range    of    theories    
and    models    of    leadership.    
    
Selects    and    critically    evaluates    
most    relevant    models    to    deepen    
understanding    and    insights    into    
own    experiences,    biases    styles    
and    preferences.    
    
Describes    implications    and    
opportunities    for    personal    
growth    and    development    and    
ealistic    strategies    for    
oadening    own    repertoire    of    
leadership    behaviours.    
    Personal    
development    
planning    
    
    
20%    
Vague    or    unspecified    
goals.    
    
Unclear    steps    or    
processes.    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
Sets    clear    goals    and    time    
frames.    
    
Describes    specific    steps    
and    strategies    with    
appropriate    time    frames.    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
Sets    clear,    challenging,    
achievable    goals.    
    
Describes    steps    and    
strategies    and    why    they    are    
consistent    with    own    
preferences,    values    and    
styles.    
    
Aware    of    multiple    options    
and    strategies    to    support    
own    development.    
Demonstrates    deep    
understanding    of    cu
ent    
capability,    the    gap    between    
eality    and    aspirations    and    
describes    realistic    and    
creative    actions    to    
idge    
the    gap.    
    
Able    to    combine    strategic    
planning    with    “intelligent    
opportunism”.    
Demonstrates    deep    
understanding    of    cu
ent    
capability,    the    gap    between    
eality    and    aspirations    and    
describes    realistic    and    creative    
actions    to    
idge    the    gap.    
    
Able    to    combine    strategic    
planning    with    “intelligent    
opportunism”.    
    
Demonstrates    capacity    for    
continuous    and    “double    loop”    
learning    (learning    how    to    learn)    
in    relation    to    own    development.    
    
6    
    
    

Enhanced    self    
awareness    


20%    

    
Limited    awareness    of    
own    capability    or    impact    
on    others.    
    
Reluctant    to    seek    or    act    
on    feedback    from    others    
Understands    key    events,    
people    or    experiences    that    
have    influenced    own    
leadership    development.    
    
Describes    own    strengths    
and    areas    for    development,    
ased    on    appropriate    
evidence    and    feedback.    
Shows    deep    understanding    
of    events,    people    or    
experiences    that    have    
influenced    own    leadership    
development.    
    
Describes    own    strengths    and    
areas    for    development,    
ased    on    appropriate    
evidence    and    feedback.    
    
Understands    and    describes    
own    personality    preferences,    
leadership    styles    or    results    of    
other,    relevant    leadership    
assessment    instrument.        
Shows    deep    understanding    
of    events,    people    or    
experiences    that    have    
influenced    own    leadership    
development.    
    
Describes    own    strengths    and    
areas    for    development,    based    
on    appropriate    evidence    and    
feedback    
    
Understands    and    describes    
own    personality    preferences,    
leadership    styles    or    results    of    
other,    relevant    leadership    
assessment    instrument    and    
is    aware    of    implications.    
    
Demonstrates    understanding    
of    the    link    between    self-
awareness    and    emotional    
intelligence.    
Shows    deep    understanding    of    
events,    people    or    experiences    
that    have    influenced    own    
leadership    development.    
    
Describes    own    strengths    and    
areas    for    development,    based    
on    appropriate    evidence    and    
feedback.    
    
Understands    and    describes    
own    personality    preferences,    
leadership    styles    or    results    of    
other,    relevant    leadership    
assessment    instrument,    is    
aware    of    implications    and    
takes    appropriate    action    to    
modify    behaviours    where    
necessary.    
    
Demonstrates    deep    
understanding    of    the    link    
etween    self-awareness    and    
emotional    intelligence    and    
takes    effective    measures    to    
enhance    EQ.
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Karan answered on May 09 2020
136 Votes
Dynamic Leadership
Table of Contents
INTRODUCTION    1
Personal and professional development plan    1
Core values    5
Gaps between cu
ent capability and leadership aspiration    5
Influence of organizational and national culture    6
CONCLUSION    6
REFERENCES    7
INTRODUCTION
The concept of leadership plays most crucial role in every organization as it is linked with managing teams and other operational tasks so that overall performance of the company can be well maintained with the help of this (Renz & Herman, 2016). Further, it is not at all possible for every individual to become leader and it requires some unique traits and attributes that enhance the ability of individual to act as leader within the workplace. Leadership skills and the traits contribute a lot in becoming successful leader and in turn the individual is able to efficiently operate as successful leader. The present report prepared is based on development of PDP plan for enhancing the leadership skills and it has explained in deep for better understanding.
Personal and professional development plan
For building my leadership skills it is required for me to prepare effective plan through which I can work on the development of the areas where my performance as a leader is not up to the mark and needs improvement (DuBois, et al. 2015). Further, it is a well known fact that leader posses large number of skills such as team management, planning, creative thinking etc and presence of all these skills enhances the overall ability of the leader to conduct the assigned tasks in the most appropriate manner. Below shown is the detailed personal and professional development plan.
    Goals
    Present position
    Future objectives
    Learning program
    Action plan
    Review Date
    To develop my listening skills within the company
    At present I am unable to listen to others for long period of time and I do not have patience to listen for longer period of time
    It is necessary for me to work on the development of my listening skills so that I can easily resolve the issues faced by my team members by listening to them in proper manner
    I will undergo the training sessions that are organized in my workplace and the skilled professionals will help me in knowing what are the ways through which I can enhance my listening skills
    Development of this skill will take time period of 4 to 5 weeks
    20th May
    To improve my strategic thinking skills
    Presently I am not at all able to handle the critical situations that are faced within the company and I am unable to identify the best alternative solution for which critical thinking skill is must
    In near future I want to work on development of my critical thinking skill so that I can efficiently handle the critical situations and in turn as a leader I can identify the best possible solution
    I will take advice from the senior leaders present in my workplace and will read different books on developing critical thinking. So, this will help in enhancing this skill level
    Time period of 3-4 months is required so as to work on the development of strategic thinking skill
    25th May
    To develop my team management skills
    At present I am unable to handle different type of individuals within a team. So, in near future when I will act as leader then my team members will face several difficulties due to absence of my team management skill
    In future I want to become leader with good team management skills so that it is possible for me to handle team of large number of individuals and the entire team can work efficiently
    Within the company I will try to indulge myself into different team management activities so that my team management skills may improve due to this.
    Time period of 2 months will be needed so as to work on the development of my team...
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