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In most organizations and programs today, leaders are acutely aware of the limitations that political, bureaucratic, organizational, and training challenges place on effective service delivery and effective interagency collaboration.
Based on the reading about a strengths-based focus for leadership and supervision, in your initial post, examine how you would leverage strengths in building a coalition to pursue important community objectives. Describe how you have used a strengths-based approach or have observed the use of a strengths-based approach in a project within your organization or community.
In your Developing Nonprofit and Human Service Leaders textbook, read the following:
Chapter 4, “Leadership,” pages 37–52.
Chapter 5, “Personal Communication,” pages 53–61.
In your Responsive Leadership in Social Services textbook, read the following:
Chapter 5, “A Strengths Focus and Quality Leadership,” pages 125–156.
Use the Capella University Library to read the following:
Mathew, M., & Gupta, K. S. (2015). Transformational leadership: Emotional intelligence. SCMS Journal of Indian Management, 12(2), 75–89.
This activity will help you achieve the following learning components:
Identify common leadership roles.
Identify leadership skills relevant in human services organizations.