Your assignment this week is to prepare a handout that will compare and contrast the traditional leadership theories. The audience for your handout includes undergraduate students who are studying business at a major university. Your objective for the handout is to provide a summary and analysis of trait, behavior, and situational approaches to studying leadership.
Prepare a document that covers the following:
- A description of trait, behavior, and situational approaches to leadership
- A brief summary of the empirical research conducted for each leadership approach
- An analysis comparing and contrasting these three approaches to leadership
- Recommendations for future research that could be conducted to study each approach (for a total of at least three research ideas, one per approach)
Length: 3-4 pages, not including title and reference pages
References: Support your handout by including four scholarly references.
Your handout should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts that are presented in the course and provide new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect graduate-level writing and APA standards.