Leadership is a complex topic. Up until now, the majority of your studies have focused on ethical leadership forms, but ethical leadership is only one part of a much larger leadership picture. There is also a dark side to leadership and to truly understand the ethical side of leadership, you need to understand the dark side.
In your paper,
Summarize your impressions of the different dark leadership theories.
Discuss why leaders cast shadow instead of light.
Describe ethical dilemmas that you have encountered as a leader or a follower.
Explain ways that you have resolved these dilemmas.
Describe your thoughts and observations about the moral choices made by a public figure and how these choices fit the lesson.
The Dark Leadership Theory paper
Must be three to four double-spaced pages in length (not including title and references pages and formatted according to APA Style as outlined in the Writing Center’s APA Style (Links to an external site.) resource.
Must include a separate title page with the following:
Title of paper
Course name and number
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
Must use at least three scholarly , peer-reviewed, or credible sources in addition to the course text.