Determine the key transformational qualities the leader possesses.
Discuss a leader who you would consider to be transformational. If possible, choose a leader located in the Middle East who may serve an instrumental role in Saudi Vision 2030. In your paper, respond to the following:
- Determine the key transformational qualities the leader possesses.
- Based on your research, explain the impact the leader has had on his or her organization.
- Examine the background of your selected leader and explain how he developed the skills to be a transformational leader.
- What are the components of being a transformational leader? Thinking about yourself, determine if you are a transformational leader based on these components.
- Next, examine your potential as a transformational leader and suggest ways for you to develop this type of leadership skill. What would need to happen in order to become a transformational leader?
Write a three-part essay (i.e., an essay that includes an introduction paragraph, the essay’s body, and a conclusion paragraph) that addresses the assignment’s guide questions. Do not address the questions using a question and answer format.
Your well-written paper should meet the following requirements:
- Be three to five pages in length, which does not include the title page, abstract or required reference page, which are never a part of the content minimum requirements.
- Use Saudi Electronic University academic writing standards and APA style guidelines.
- Support your submission with course material concepts, principles and theories from the textbook and at least two scholarly, peer-reviewed journal articles unless the assignment calls for more.
- Review the grading rubric to see how you will be graded for this assignment.
This week features a Critical Thinking assignment concerning transformational leadership. The assignment uses HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai, as an example of a transformational leader and asks the student to analyze another transformational leader.
Required (all attached)
- Chapter 8 in Leadership: Theory and Practice
- Gilani, S., & Gilani, B E.O. (2015). From vision to strategy achievement – A strategic leadership case in focus: HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Ruler of Dubai. Australian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences, 9(22) 24-48.
- Lee, J., & Jensen, J. (2014). The effects of active constructive and passive corrective leadership on workplace incivility and mediating role of fairness perceptions. Group & Organization Management, 39, 416-443.
- Nieto-Rodriguez, A. (2014). Leadership lessons from Dubai. Business Strategy Review, 25(4), 75.
- The Executive Council of Dubai. (n.d.). The Government of Dubai: 2021 Dubai Plan. link (https://www.dubaiplan2021.ae/our-inspiration/)