The purpose of this assignment is to explore how leadership is formally evaluated in different organizations. In this assignment, examine and analyze the process used to evaluate leaders in a specific organization. Obtain a copy of a leadership performance appraisal form from an organization. To do so, contact an organization’s human resources department or conduct an Internet search. Once you have obtained a sample form:
• Provide a summary and overview of the form.
• Evaluate any gaps in the knowledge and skills assessed.
• Compare the form to the different techniques used to measure leadership effectiveness.
• Identify what the organization could do to improve the leadership evaluation process and make recommendations for improving the process.
Your paper should be three to four pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages). Your paper must be formatted according to APA style and it must include citations and references from the text and at least three scholarly sources.
Distinguished – Provides a thorough summary and overview of a leadership performance appraisal form.
Distinguished – Thoroughly evaluates the gaps in the knowledge and skills assessed.
Distinguished – Thoroughly compares the form to other techniques used to measure leadership effectiveness. Distinguished – Identifies and thoroughly recommends how the organization could improve the leadership evaluation process.
Distinguished – Uses appropriate, pertinent, and persuasive content to discover and develop sophisticated ideas within the context of the discipline, shaping the work as a whole.
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