Topic 1: Theories of Leadership
Define leadership. Then identify and discuss the major theories of leadership (trait, behavioral, contingency, leader-member exchange, and decision theory). Which theory do you think is most effective in a criminal justice organization? Why?
Topic 2: Identify, compare, and contrast the Charismatic Leader and the Transformational Leader.
Define discuss and compare the Charismatic Leader and the Transformational Leader. When is each effective? What are the weaknesses of each? Give an example of when a criminal justice organization would employ each.