Research Integration Exercise
In your coursework, you will routinely need to integrate researched facts/ideas/concepts/theories/etc. from your textbook or journal article into your answers. Then, you will build on those researched items with your own critical thinking, analysis, and examples. In this exercise, you are provided an excerpt from a fictitious source, and you will answer each assignment question using the source as the basis for your answer.
Source Excerpt (found on page 112):
Leadership involves using one’s influence by casting a vision and motivating followers to work together toward commonly held objectives. Management involves directing, planning, and controlling people, tasks, and systems in order to accomplish organizational goals.
Bell, L. (2012). Leader or manager? Journal of leaders, 7(1), 110-121. doi:123456.789
2. Answer the following question with 1) a minimum of 100 words, 2) citing your source in-text at least once, and 3) be sure to include the reference list entry.
What are some of the major functions of leadership and how have you seen those leadership functions influence organizational outcomes?
3. Answer the following question with 1) a minimum of 100 words, 2) citing your source in-text at least once, and 3) be sure to include the reference list entry.
Which of the functions of management are most likely to positively impact organizational goals?