Week 1 Discussion

Week One : Becoming a Leader and why they are important
Becoming a Leader and why they are important
In the Introduction of Bennis (2009), he shares that the process of becoming a leader is much the same as the process of becoming an integrated human being.
IDENTIFY: Why you agree or disagree with this statement? Support your answer.
EXPLAIN: In what way does this apply to your development as a leader? Please provide an example.
Later, in Chapter One, Bennis (2009) outlines three basic reasons why leaders are important.
PARAPHRASE: Offer an overview from your perspective as to what each of these reasons are.
EXAMINE: In your current or most recent work environment, examine and analyze how these were illustrated by those in leadership roles. You may include yourself in an example if you were in a supervisory role. Support your answer.

Required Reference: Bennis, W. (2009). On becoming a leader, Perseus Books (ISBN#: 978-0-465-01408-8)