LP3.2 Assignment: Current Events #2
This assignment will assess competency 3. Analyze the fundamental characteristics of organizing.
Directions: Current events are important events happening in the world concerning people, places, things, and ideas. Watch or read the news this week to select a story that portrays leadership or a leader â€“ either famous or not. It may be a local, national, or international story that makes you think about leadership theories, concepts, skills, or traits. Then, including the items below, summarize the article:
- What was the headline of the story?
- Discuss the effectiveness of the headline in summarizing the story and/or in grabbing your attention as an article related to leadership.
- Briefly describe the factual content of the story related to the Who, What, When, Where, Why, and How â€“ and, overall, how it relates to leadership theories, concepts, skills, or traits. Describe the connection between the article you selected and what you have learned or know about leadership.
- Discerning fake news. Discuss the accuracy of the facts used in the story. How do you know that the sources used were reliable and accurate? Provide examples and/or supporting resources.
Summarize the article in a 500-700 word paper. Please use APA format, cite your article and at least one other scholarly professional source to support your writing.