Assessing My Leadership Style Analysis
There are many great leaders in this world, but they don’t all use the same method or style of leadership. Determining your leadership strengths and weaknesses can help determine a leadership style that best suits you, enabling the identification of ones strengths and the opportunity to improve weaknesses. Doing so will help you maximize your leadership abilities. I will be using the University of Kent Leadership Assessment to assess and explain my leadership style. These results will be analyzed and examined to see which assessment results were most surprising. Following that, ways this style can be used in my workplace and personal life will be considered along with where this style is commonly employed, by whom, and with what effects.
My Leadership Style
After completing the leadership style assessment, I received my highest score of 44 in the participative leadership style. I scored a 39 and 38 in …show more content…
I was surprised however that I scored as high as I did in the laissez faire category. I can definitely relate with many of the techniques used in this style such as presenting yourself as one of team, and taking responsibility for the results. I do not feel productive in situations where there is little direction provided, which is why I was curious to see the details of that particular score. For that same reason, I also would have thought I would have scored a little higher in the procedural style. Features of that style I also relate to strongly such as having a strong focus to get the job done, and attention to detail. After reading some of the other details however, I began to see why I didn’t score as highly as I thought. Overall, after reviewing all of the leadership styles listed in the assessment, I feel the participative leadership style captures my strengths as a leader more comprehensively than the other