Leading Productive Teams
Final Paper Writing Assignment
Reflect on the topics covered in this course. A great deal of time has
been spent discussing leadership. If your boss called, you in today and stated that the company needed a new leadership focus…. What would you present on? What topics from this course would you focus on? What in this course was of an interest to you and something you very much want to share with your
organization? This is your chance to take what you have learned and apply it. This is a chance to show why you deserve that promotion. What will make this paper great is your passion for wanting to lead and help people. Make it your own and follow your passion.
For the final paper you are to develop an informal proposal to improve team leadership development training for either your organization or an organization of your choice. The paper is due Saturday of Unit 7 by 11:59pm. Use the texts and at least four academics journal articles, or scholarly sources, as the general guideline for preparing your analysis and approach. Your paper should include recommendations for improvement for training team leaders and suggestions for implementation of the recommendations.
Prepare the portfolio paper using the following guidelines:
1. A minimum of 10 pages not to exceed 15, typed, double-spaced, Times New Roman font, using APA standard.
2. Title page, running head, including title of paper, your name, course name and course number, date of submission (Page 1).
A minimum of 8 pages (Pages 2-13)
o Introduction of the need for Team Leadership training
o Diagnosis of problems and potential solutions in team leadership
o Discussion of current research on improving team effectiveness
o Include Communication, Conflict, Creativity, and Culture
o Include the Five Appreciations
o Discuss the Five Dysfunctions of a Team
o Discussion of evaluation of training effectiveness
o Brief summary of the biblical implications
o Proposed syllabus for the training (1-2 pages)
• A reference page (Pages 14-15)
• A minimum of 5 references are required, The Holy Bible, books and articles from academic sources (Online Library), and other periodicals