Option 1: Leadership and Hofstede's Six Dimensions
Follow the steps below and then discuss your findings in a 3- to 4-page paper:
1. Read about Hofstede's Six Dimensions of Culture here: http://geert-hofstede.com/national-culture.html
2. Discuss Hofstede's six cultural dimensions and how they relate to leadership.
3. Explain what combination of dimensions you think would make the most effective leader.
4. Support your statements with two additional, credible sources from the CSU-Global Library.
For this assignment, you will want to refer to the handout - Writing an Effective Essay. You may also want to view the sample paper, Does your paper look like this? and go to the CSU-Global Library's APA resources for an APA Template Paper. Please be sure your paper follows APA style according to CSU-Global Guide to Writing and APA Requirements.
Option 2: Training that Considers the Pitfalls of Leadership
In this week's required reading, The Value of Valuing Employees, the author states that there are six pitfalls that a leader can fall into-poor behaviors that can make employees or followers feel as if they don't matter. Comaford (2013) states that "When employees are made to feel that they don't matter, it happens on an emotional level, not an intellectual one" (para. 6).