Assignment 5: Organizational Change and Personal Leadership Development Plan
Due Week 10 and worth 300 points Read the weekly assigned chapters and view the lectures before beginning the assignment. Read the case study titled “A Successful Downsizing: Developing a Culture of Trust and Responsibility” before starting this assignment. Write a seven to ten (7-10) page paper in which you: 1. Describe specific practices that successful project managers apply in exercising their leadership and management roles overall. 2. Evaluate Judy Stokley’s level of success in developing a culture of trust while implementing her drawdown plan as Eglin Air Base’s new Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) program director. Provide three (3) specific examples to support the response. 3. Indicate three (3) key learning and behavior modification strategies that Judy Stokley used in order to address AMRAAM’s organizational problems and gain the trust of project team members. Provide three (3) specific examples to support the response. 4. Analyze three (3) actions that Judy Stokley took in order to change the project team’s culture and create a relationship of trust, mutual support, and teamwork between the government and contractors. Support the response with three (3) specific corresponding examples. 5. Create a personal leadership development plan for Judy Stokley so that she may be eligible for future promotions to leadership roles beyond program director. The plan should, at a minimum, focus on promoting key leadership behaviors, designate specific strategies to promote a higher level of performance relative to the position, and specify actions that Judy could take to promote the AMRAAM culture in her new role.
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