In light of COVID-19 and the observance of social distancing, I have modified this assignment to make it more relevant to what is happening today. If needed, contact me with any questions on this Leadership Communication in a Pandemic paper.
The Leadership Communication in a Pandemic paper will consist double-spaced pages, times roman 12, 1 inch margins detailing the events of the experience, and linking the group experience to the class readings. The essay explore your experiences and impressions regarding COVID-19 as it relates to leadership communications and concepts of the textbook. Proper citations for the textbook concepts are required to be used. (NOTE: If you are using an eBook, while it does not have page numbers, you still need to cite the text. You can do so by using the following format: “Johnson/Hackman, eBook, Section…”.) Please do not use actual names of individuals in your essay.
The Leadership Communication in a Pandemic paper, includes the following three sections. Please highlight and label the following headings in your paper (Section 1, Section 2, and Section 3):
1) Section 1: A brief description of how COVID-19 has impacted you, personally(one of my relatives got sick), professionally( I lost job for a few months) and academically( I couldnt see my advisor). This includes information about your personal experiences as it relates to Leadership Communications. Section 1 should be no longer than 1-2 pages with proper citations, when appropriate. (NOTE: If you are using an eBook, while it does not have page numbers, you still need to cite the text. You can do so by using the following format: “Johnson/Hackman, eBook, Section…”.).
2) Section 2: The next section should provide a description of how COVID-19 has affected society at large and how it relates to Leadership Communications. This is the meat of your paper. Think big picture. How has it changed the world as we know it? What will be the long term impact? How has the way we interact, socialize, do business, etc. changed? Project how communications will be affected and/or different moving forward. What were some of the key communication messages being utilized? People and organizations communicate with others for a variety of reasons – to inform, persuade, prevent misunderstandings, present a point of view or reduce barriers.
This section can includes notable comments made about the pandemic, actions that have been implemented, and the impact long and short term. Think big picture. Reflect back to how the pandemic was handled and how it will affect/change our lives moving forward. In this section, you need to link your observations and analysis with the class readings. Reference at least five main concepts (decision making, ethics, power, leadership styles, followership, decision making, diversity, , etc.) from the textbook. You are required to use proper citations. (NOTE: If you are using an eBook, while it does not have page numbers, you still need to cite the text. You can do so by using the following format: “Johnson/Hackman, eBook, Section…”.) Do not just talk about the virus, but rather interpret and analyze what has happened and how it relates to the various concepts we’ve covered in this Leadership Communication course and the text. Section 2 should be approximately 3-4 pages.
3) Section 3: This section is based on your own personal perspectives, reflections, and viewpoints. Back up your personal reflections about COVID-19 and Leadership Communications with information you learned in own life experiences and/or the course this semester. Provide new insights and speak from your own unique voice as it relates to Leadership Communications. Textbook citations are NOT needed in this section is about your thoughts and insights supported by your reasoning and logical explanations. Section 3 should be approximately 1-2 pages.