Resources: The Art and Science of Leadership, Ch. 4 & Ch. 6, 6 Leadership Newsletter Template, and Phoenix Career Guidance System™ Milestone 7.8 Informational Interview
Select someone in a leadership position at your organization or at a local company where you might seek employment. This individual could be a director, manager, supervisor, or CEO of the organization.
View the video in the Phoenix Career Guidance System™ (Milestone 7.8- Do informational interviews) for tips on interviewing a potential employer through an investigative interview.
Interview an individual who has a leadership role.
Create a 1,050- to 1,400-word company newsletter (formats may vary depending upon company’s style; check the internet or Microsoft® Word for templates) by incorporating the following areas:
- Developa profile of this individual that can be submitted to a company’s newsletter.
- Identify the individual, their position within the company, and briefly describe the organization.
- Interpret the individual’s leadership based on the Five-Factor personality model and offer one or more examples of the management and leadership roles of this individual.
- Explain one incident where this individual had to solve a difficult problem or situation because things did not go as planned. What lessons did she/he learn from being able to problem-solve even when what she/he had been taught did not work.
Format your profile consistent with the newsletter template provided.