NU605 Concepts in Nursing Leadership
Week 3 Assignment
Synthesis of Personal Strengths and Weaknesses as a Leader
Complete the “Leadership Traits Questionnaire” (Northouse, Chapter 2) and “Leadership Strengths Questionnaire” (Northouse, Chapter 3).
Review the expectations outlined in the Writing Assignment Rubric. The Synthesis of Personal Strengths and Weaknesses as a Leader Paper should be 5 pages long, not counting cover page or references list. It should reflect the rubric in the following ways:
Comprehension: What are the findings of the questionnaires?
Application: Discuss how your identified traits and strengths can enhance your ability to lead? How can your identified traits and weaknesses impede your ability to lead?
Analysis/Synthesis: How can your identified traits and strengths compare to those you have observed in nurse leaders? Create a plan to develop your strengths and address your weaknesses to meet the anticipated leadership responsibilities of your intended role (upon graduation from your program of study).
Evaluation: Summarize the value of examining your leadership traits and strengths.
Please refer to the Grading Rubric for details on how this activity will be graded.