Essay Topic : Choose 1 of the 2 questions below
Word Limit: 2000 words
Question 1. Compare and contrast the concepts of narcissistic leadership and Machiavellian leadership. Provide a critical analysis of the respective advantages and disadvantages of each of these two leadership approaches. Provide examples of high-profile contemporary business leaders to illustrate your answer.
Question 2. Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials and Generation Z are all working together in many of today’s larger organisations. What are the defining values and work-related expectations of each of these generational groupings? What challenges do generational differences pose for today’s managers and team leaders?
USE ORGANISATIONAL BEHAVIOUR AND DESIGN THEORIES TO JUSTIFY THE ESSAY: example of theories:
• should formulate as a single coherent essay using paragraphs to build sustained critical analysis.
• 12 point font
• 1.5 line spacing (not single spacing, not double spacing)
• Times New Roman or Arial font
• Left AND right justification of your text – text margins must align on both sides
• Paragraph format
• No tables, charts, diagrams in the main body of your essay – put these in appendices if you feel you must use them.
• No bullet points, no number lists – this is an essay, not a report and not a set of notes
• In text Referencing and Reference List
Level of Analysis:
Is the assignment well researched?
Is the assignment well argued?
Level of Written Expression:
Is the assignment well written – fluent, lucid, using appropriate language.
Overall Coherence of your Essay:
Is the assignment well structured?
Is the assignment well presented?