Leadership Self-Assessment


  • oggle DrawerOverviewAssess your leadership approaches in a 2,250–3,000-word job application questionnaire.
    Note: The assessments in this course build upon one another and must be completed in the order presented. 
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    Being an effective leader is challenging. You cannot do it alone. Effective leadership takes a strong foundation, the commitment of leaders and followers and content that will ensure everyone is working toward a successful outcome.
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  • Assessment InstructionsOverview
    In this assessment, you will evaluate your leadership abilities in a job application questionnaire.
    Use the following to complete this assessment.

    • Western Medical Application Questionnaire [PDF].
    • Application Questionnaire Response Template [DOCX].
    • Scenario
      After exploring online job postings, you submitted an application and resume to Western Medical Enterprises. A few days later you received the following e-mail:
      Western Medical HR E-mail
      Dear Applicant,
      Thank you for your interest in employment at Western Medical Enterprises. We have received your application packet. The next step for all candidates is to provide a narrative response to the questions in the attached document. Please return your completed document to me. 
      Once we receive your responses, we will review them and notify you of the next steps.
      Good luck! 
      Thomas Hardy
      Human Resources Recruiter
      Western Medical Enterprises
      Respond to the scenario by answering the questions in the Western Medical Application Questionnaire [PDF] in the Application Questionnaire Response Template [DOCX].
      Additional Requirements
      Your assessment should also meet the following requirements:
    • Format: Submit your responses using the Application Questionnaire Response Template.
    • APA format: Use current APA style and formatting.
    • Length: 2,250–3,000 words.
    • Font and font size: Use Times New Roman, 12-point font and double-spaced lines.
    • Written communication:
      • Express your main points, arguments, and conclusions coherently.
      • Use correct grammar and mechanics.
      • Proofread your writing.
    • Competencies Measured
      By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
    • Competency 1: Analyze leadership traits and styles.
      • Analyze one’s own leadership qualities and actions relative to a specific experience.
    • Competency 2: Apply accepted leadership practices and behaviors.
      • Analyze one’s own actions designed to motivate and foster collaboration among stakeholders.
    • Competency 3: Communicate professionally and effectively.
      • Convey clear meaning in active voice, with minimal issues in grammar, usage, word choice, spelling, or mechanical errors.
      • Describe an instance where one was required to lead a team to collaborate.
    • Note: Faculty may use the Writing Feedback Tool when grading this assessment. The Writing Feedback Tool is designed to provide you with guidance and resources to develop your writing based on five core skills. You will find writing feedback in the Scoring Guide for the assessment, once your work has been evaluated.