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DUE DATE: Thursday April 12th
The purpose of this assignment is twofold. First, you will have a practical example of one of the Five Practices in action with in a business or community organization. Secondly, you will have an additional source to utilize in your team project, examining how material presented within the selected article may or may not help your business succeed.
Select a recent (no later than June 2006) article from a business magazine; newspaper or the internet on one of the five practices.
- Challenge the Process
- Inspire a Shared Vision
- Enable others to Act
- Model the Way
- Encourage the Heart
Review the article and be ready to share your thoughts in class. With a pen or highlighter, mark the points which you think relate directly to the Practice you selected. Questions to keep in mind while selecting and preparing to discuss the article are: What insights have you gained?; What aspect of the article was most meaningful to you?; What practical implications does the article have on your personal and professional aspirations?
Evaluation Criteria: You will need to turn in the article. This assignment will be graded on the discussion of your article within class and how it relates to the class session on the Five Practices.