Week 1 assignment leadership competency models

A competency model is a set of knowledge, skills, behaviors, or attributes, which defines what is needed by a person to be effective in a particular leadership position. The two articles this week titled; A leadership competency model: Guiding the NAON process and Leadership Competencies from the SHRM website, introduce the concept of competency models and provides an example of a leadership competency model. Study the practice of competency modeling and existing leadership competency models. Using the Ashford University Library, search for a minimum of three scholarly sources on competency models and develop a competency model for a particular leadership position, such as college president, mayor, college athletic coach, or chief executive officer. In your paper 
• Provide an overview of your competency model. 
• List three to five specific skills, abilities, behaviors, attitudes, and/or knowledge areas you believe are important for success in the position. Clearly define and provide examples of each. 
• Illustrate how you would go about evaluating leaders in a specific leadership position using your model. 
• Discuss how your model of leadership assists in the development of leaders. Your paper should be two to three pages in length (excluding the title and reference pages). Your paper must be formatted according to APA style, and it must include citations and references from the text and at least three scholarly sources.  
References 
Article 
McWilliams, Margaret A., .(2007, Jul-Aug). A leadership competency model: Guiding the NAON process . Orthopaedic Nursing . 26:4, 211-213. Retrieved from the EbscoHost database. 
SHRM . (2008). Leadership competencies (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from http://www.shrm.org/research/articles/articles/pages/leadershipcompetencies.aspx 
Schippmann, J. S., Ash, R. A., Battista, M., Carr, L., Eyde, L. D., Hesketh, B., Kehow, J., Pearlman, K., Prien, E. P. & Sanchez, J. I. (2000). The practice of competency modeling. Personnel Psychology, 53(3), 703−740. Retrieved from the EBSCOhost database. 
Multimedia 
Goldberg, J. (Producer). (1997). A report from the Harvard Business School: Leadership (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.[Video file].  Retrieved from the Films On Demand database. 
INTELECOM (Producer). Elements of leadership (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. [Video file].  Retrieved from http://searchcenter.intelecomonline.net:80/playClipDirect.aspx?id=4870EEC7664070BBC7A04533604A03CF3B24D9F4563D27DA2718088A1E8AF2C6C2404B2E58EC51E8533A1C8A81C8C254 
Websites 
Changing minds. (2013). Leadership theories (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. Retrieved from http://changingminds.org/disciplines/leadership/theories/leadership_theories.htm  
Grading Rubric:
Distinguished – Provides a thorough overview of a competency model. Distinguished – Lists and clearly and thoroughly defines three to five specific skills, abilities, behaviors, attitudes, and/or knowledge areas for success and provides appropriate examples of each. 
Distinguished – Comprehensively and accurately illustrates how to evaluate leaders using a model and discusses how the model assists in leadership development. 
Distinguished – Clearly and comprehensively explains the issue to be considered, delivering all relevant information necessary for a full understanding

 

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