Leadership Models Frameworks And Theories

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Leadership Models Frameworks And Theories


There are a myriad of leadership models, frameworks and theories available to assist leaders; from the behaviorist to transformative leadership approach. Many, however, do not adequately address the need to understand diversity and incorporate it into the culture of the institution. For this week’s assignment write a 1980-2640 word paper in which you address the following questions:

  • Summarize a minimum of three leadership models, frameworks and/or theories
  • Do the models adequately take diversity into consideration?
  • What best practices can be identified through multiple leadership models/frameworks and/or theories?
  • Formulate and explain your own best practice with respect to leadership.

This assignment aligns with the following weekly outcomes: 1,2,3
This assignment aligns with the following course outcomes: 1,2,3,4,6


Required Text

Connerley, M. (2005). Leadership in a diverse and multicultural environment: Developing awareness, knowledge, and skills. Thousand Oaks: Sage Publications.

  • Chapter 8: Constructive Conflict Management in a Cultural Context

Required References

Ayman, R. (2010). Leadership: Why gender and culture matter. American Psychologist, 65(3), Special issue: Diversity and Leadership, 157-170.

Chin, J. (2010). Introduction to the special issue on diversity and leadership. American Psychologist, 65(3), Special issue: Diversity and Leadership, 150-156.

Clayton, J. K. (2014). The Leadership Lens: Perspectives on Leadership from School District Personnel and University Faculty. International Journal of Educational Leadership Preparation, 9(1), n1.

Gholamzadeh, D., & Ravana, E. (2016). Transactional model: A comprehensive framework for leadership process understanding. International Journal of Humanities and Cultural Studies (IJHCS) ISSN 2356-5926, 1(1), 1168-1208. Retrieved from http://www.ijhcs.com/index.php/ijhcs/article/viewF…

Jones, S. (2014, May). Distributed leadership: A critical analysis. Leadership, 10(2), 129-141. doi: 10.1177/1742715011433525

O’Reilly, D., Lamprou, E., Leitch, C., & Harrison, R. (2013). Leadership and Authority in a Crises-constructing World: towards a synthesis and clarification. In International Studying Leadership Conference. Retrieved from http://www.demote.eu/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/…

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