In order to assess understanding and critical application of the language of leadership, thus bridging theory into practice, you will be completing a summative paper for this course. The paper should be at least 15 pages and not more than 18 pages of developed content and include, at a minimum, the following Level 1 section headings. (Refer to APA 6th, pages 62–63, for additional information regarding heading levels in APA form and style.)
To complete the Final Project, you will select a contemporary leader in the government or nonprofit sector and write a paper that addresses the following: (Christine Owens).
* Contributions to Society/Organization (at least 2 pages) o With sufficient depth and breadth of content, describe your selected leader’s leadership contributions to their respective organization and, where applicable, to society as a whole. Be specific, and provide examples to support your description. Describe how these contributions made a difference to their organization or to a specific social movement. Have these contributions resulted in sustainable social change?
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