Leadership Journal Report

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Leadership Journal Report
Instructor: Dr.Richard O’bryant
Yaoyue Tang

Yaoyue Tang Leadership Journal Report


The first reason that I choice this class is because my major is project management, therefor develop my leadership skill is necessary needed for my future career. As a project manager, one could not only manage a project but also will leading a project team which include certain team members from different backgrounds. After six week classes, my leadership skill has a significant improvement. I had comprehend leadership from both practical perspective and conceptual perspective.

First, this journal Report will meanly focus on what I had learn from this class, analysis what specific knowledge are impact me most and how I use those knowledge to improve my own leadership skill. Second Journal report would also lists certain events to support the result of analysis and connect ideals from book to my experiments. The journal report will organized by chronological order.

Week One

This week is the first week of the quarter, we discussed the basics of the leadership and understood leadership from different aspects. I did not familiar with leadership before I took this class, so the word leadership is a vague idea to me. But from the first week’s class and reading, I had understand that leadership is “ a process where by an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal (Northouse, P12) ”. Beside the improvement of understanding of leadership definition, there were certain ideal that had a significant influence on my leadership.

First, I had comprehend the different between management and leadership. Before the week one class, I was quite confuse about what is the different between a manager and leader. But from what we had discussed during the class, I had know that management is traditionally…...

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