Assessment 1: Recognising leadership Select an example of an effective leader from a movie, book, popular culture, or modern history and analyse what contributed or contributes to their effectiveness using one or more of the leadership theories we have reviewed as part of this subject.
Provides a clear and succinct analysis of the leadership capabilities of the person chosen discussed in relation to leadership theory (that is you can describe the leadership theory or theories and how they relate to the leadership capabilities of your chosen leader) 30% Validates their choice of leader through correct interpretation of relevant and current literature (meaning that your argument is supported by your reading, ie you show us why you know what you know by indicating the sources of your information) 10% Produces correct grammar, spelling, formatting, style and reference list Intent Focuses on your current understanding of effective leadership. Most people have conscious, or implicit views about what ‘makes’ a great leader. In this assessment, we ask you to begin to reflect on your views, by identifying and critically examining what effective leadership means in relation to the leadership theories and examples we explore in this subject. Objective
This assessment task addresses • A. Review and evaluate leadership theories and practices relevant to health and social care • D. Review leadership theories, models and approaches, and consider the issues associated with their application in health and social care contexts • Are reflective critical thinkers who examine and contribute to practice, policy and research to achieve clinical excellence and enhance health outcomes • Are visionary, innovative and responsive leaders