Assignment 3 (600 words)
(*) Gwen Moran, Leadership: Nature or Nurture?, http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229289.
(**) Kevin Roe: Chapters 2 – 5, pp. 20–103.
(***) Jessica Dinh et al. (2014) Leadership theory and research in the new millenium: Current theoretical trends and changing perspectives. The Leadership Quarterly, 25, pp. 36 – 62.
This assignment requires you to write an 600 word original essay on the following topic.
Take the organisation led by the leader discussed in assignment 2. Critically analyse the way in which this organisation was led and managed during the period when your leader (of assignment 2 Jack Ma) was the CEO. You should draw on relevant leadership and management theories, and draw linkages between these theories and specify differences between these theories. Illustrate how goals were attained by your leader’s leadership.