For this paper, you will select a multicultural leader and discuss their leadership. After selecting a leader, write a 1,250-1,500-word paper addressing the following:
- Trait Leadership Theory identifies and prescribes individual characteristics and behaviors needed for effective leadership. Provide a brief bio and overview of the leader you chose and discuss the traits they possess that make them an effective leader.
- Styles Leadership Theory describes a collection of specific behaviors that can be categorized into autocratic, democratic, or laissez-faire leadership styles. Select the style that most appropriately describes the leader you chose and explain why this style most accurately reflects your leader.
- Power can stem from either one’s position or personal characteristics. Describe the types of power the leader uses to help achieve goals.
- Multicultural leaders relate effectively to and motivate people across race, gender, age, social attitudes and lifestyles. How has the leader you’ve selected effectively motivated their audience?
You must use a minimum of five cited and referenced sources.
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