Leadership Self Assesment Essay

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Leadership Self-Assessment
Leadership Potential Self-Assessment The Leadership Potential assessment (Lussier & Achua, 2010, p. 3) yielded a score of 31 where the range was from 0 to 35; 0 representing low leadership potential and 35 representing the highest leadership potential. In this assessment the higher the score, from a generic standpoint, the more potential for leadership exists. However, it does not assess your willingness to do what it takes to lead or desire to lead.

SWOT Analysis

Strengths. My high rating on question 1 of the assessment indicates that I am willing and interested in providing leadership to groups of people. Effective leaders influence followers and their followers influence them. The
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I am a relatively social person and I enjoy the company of others, I enjoy novel experiences and persevere once I start something. I am reliable, very well organized and can be counted on to complete projects once engaged.

The adjustment personality dimension relates to emotional stability (Lussier & Achua, 2010).People that score high in the adjustment dimension tend to be nervous, high-strung, insecure, poor under pressure, negative, hostile and worrying. Low scorers tend to be calm, relaxed, self-controlled, secure, positive and hardy. My score indicates that I am neither totally stable nor neurotic. I agree with the analysis and have learned to remain calm even in tense situations.

Weakness. The lower score was in the area of agreeableness with a score of 26. The agreeableness personality dimension includes traits related to getting along with people (Lussier & Achua, 2010). People weaker in this dimension tend to be critical, rude, cold, difficult, uncompassionate, unfriendly, harsh and callous. People high in this dimension tend towards conformity in groups, toward modesty, not being demanding and being sympathetic. Pro-social behavior is common among individuals high in agreeableness as well as being motivated to helping people in general. There may be a link between

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