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Part 2 – Scholarly Analysis
After you have completed Part 1 – Personal Reflection, conduct scholarly research and analysis.
Using EBSCOhost, explore the leadership literature regarding strengths and skills. Find five current (published within the past five years) articles that pertain to leadership strengths and skills. As a suggestion, try to find information regarding: positive psychology; the Gallup leadership strengths research; StrengthsFinder or StrengthsQuest; Values in Action (VIA) Institute and Inventory of Strengths; Centre of Applied Positive Psychology (CAPP) and the R2 Strengths Profiler Assessment.
Your task is to prepare an annotated bibliography of these five articles. An annotated bibliography consists of the APA style citation of the article, a brief overview of the authors’ credentials, a summary of the article, and your notes about how this article is useful to your own Strengths, Skills, and Weaknesses reflected in Part 1 – Personal Reflection. (i.e. how you intend to apply the information you gleaned). You might compare and contrast the different questionnaires/inventories that assess strengths, or address how you would use these inventories with your own team. Remember that our underlying objective is for you to become familiar with the current literature of the field (as a professional must do to keep abreast of current trends), and to apply what you have learned.
The annotated bibliography should be approximately 5-7 pages in length