situation in a developing country setting
2000 words essay
Select a significant event or a situation in a developing country setting that you have observed e.g. through the media or read about; and identify a prominent response to that event or situation, which you observed or read about. Note that the event or situation might include, for example, an emergency, security threat, development crisis, social or political unrest, discovery of valuable natural resources, among others. These are just a few examples.
The case study should address the following points:
o Assess the event or situation, the key issues involved and the impact on the society
o Discuss the key goals and results sought by the society in this situation
o Determine whether and how a leader emerged in that context and what factors demonstrated this
o Analyze the leadership process outlining the following:
▪ Whose ideas shaped the responses to the situation. ▪ What evidence supported these ideas and how were they received by the society? ▪ The nature of the relationship between emergent leaders and the rest of the group or society ▪ Who provided guidance toward the defined goal(s)? ▪ What leadership qualities were useful in that situation?
o What outcomes were produced from the responses to that situation? Were these outcomes consistent with the goals initially expressed by that society?
o Did this event or situation and the response to it produce a new situation?
o Would you say that the society was better or worse off as a result of the responses to this event or situation?
o What overall conclusions can you draw from this experience about leadership and the leadership process?