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Type:  Individual ProjectDue Date:  Sun, 12/11/16 Points Possible:  250 Points Earned: 0 Deliverable Length:  4-6 pages View objectives for this assignment
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Influence Processes

You have been encouraged by a colleague to write a brief article about "CEOs and presidents" for a management journal. You have decided to compare the leadership styles of three leaders. Using the Library, the Internet, and your course materials, write a 4-5 page document via Word that elaborates on the following:

In your article, provide the following:

An introduction to the concept of influence processes
A summary of the various types of influence processes and the factors that can affect them
An analysis of the processes used by the three leaders. Identify the processes that the leaders and top management team (TMT) are using to impact the organization. Use the table below to organize your answers (you can copy the table from this browser window and paste it into your Word document). Please enter into each cell in the table how that leader is using that particular influence method (if applicable).
Influence Method Leader 1 Leader 2 Leader 3
Direct decisions

Allocation of resources

Reward system

Selection and promotion of other leaders

Role modeling

Use the Library or other Web resources to support your argument. Be sure to cite your sources using APA Style 6th edition guidelines.

Your report MUST include a reference list. All research should be cited in the body of the paper. Discussion Board essays and Individual Projects without references and citations may not earn any higher grade than a 'C' letter grade. Your report should contain an abstract, a short introduction, and conclusion in addition to the body of the paper. Please note that if you have a source in your reference section, you need to cite it in the body of the paper per APA guidelines and vice-versa.

Please submit your assignment as a Word document in APA Style 6th edition format.

Objective: The Objective of the Unit 5 IP Assignment will involve the following the Course Outcomes and Grading Criteria with their respective percentages for the Grading Rubric.

This assignment will be assessed using additional criteria provided here.

Please submit your assignment.
For assistance with your assignment, please use your text, Web resources, and all course materials.

Grading Rubric:

Grading Criteria
Percentage
Deliverable requirements addressed; understanding of material and writer's message and intent are clear
35%
Scholarly research which supports writer's position properly acknowledged and cited direct quotations may not exceed 10% of the word count of the body of the assignment deliverable (excluded title page, abstract or table of contents if used, tables, exhibits, appendices, and reference page(s). Inclusion of plagiarized content will not be tolerated and may result in adverse academic consequences.
20%
Critical thinking: position is well justified; logical flow; examples
20%
Structure: includes introduction and conclusion; proper paragraph format and reads as a polished, academic paper or professional presentation, as appropriate for the required assignment deliverable
10%
Mechanical - no spelling, grammatical or punctuation errors
10%
APA - deliverable is cited properly according to the APA Publication Manual (6th Ed.)
5%
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