LEO5001: Leadership for Organizational Advancement

Identify examples of the relationship between leadership and organizational advancement List examples of organizational advancement used to evaluate your workplace’s organizational advancement. These may include traditional measures such as profitability or market share, and more contemporary measures that consider a broader range of stakeholders such as society, local communities, customers, employees, and the environment.

Based on your own experiences of leadership, as a leader or follower, identify occasions where leadership has positively or negatively affected organizational advancement. Create a list of key experiences and make notes about each, including any aspect of organizational advancement that did or was meant to occur in relation to that leadership moment. Then, working from this list, select the experiences that you think provide relevant examples of the relationship between leadership and organizational advancement.

Critically reflect on your experiences Draw upon the readings, resources, and activities you have engaged with in Modules 1 and 2 to critically reflect on these experiences. Specifically, you should adopt a framework for reflective learning such as those you encountered in 1.5 Models of reflection to identify key lessons from the experience(s) you selected.

As you reflect, you should consider the impact of leadership on organizational advancement and vice versa. What follows are a series of questions that may inform or inspire your work on this assessment. What action(s) has the leader undertaken and what was the intention of the action for organizational advancement?

Was the intended outcome achieved? If it wasn’t, how did the outcome differ? Are there any examples where the outcomes of leadership on organizational advancement, positive or negative, have affected the leader? Why did the outcome(s) occur? There may be more than one or more potential reasons for this.

What alternative outcomes could have been achieved? How could they have been achieved? How do your reflections connect to your reading, resources, and activities in Modules 1 and 2? How do these experiences connect with your own leadership practice, past and present? Looking to your future, what lessons will you apply to improve your leadership practice and your influence on organizational advancement?

What have you learned from reflecting on the relationships between leadership and organizational advancement? Are there pros and cons to embedding reflective learning in your leadership development journey? These questions are presented in no particular orde