Organizational Leadership Analysis Paper (Microsowft)


LEAD 500 Organizational Leadership Analysis Paper

Students will select a publicly known organization (profit or nonprofit) and analyze its organizational leadership. Students must analyze the following aspects in their assessment:

1. Values. What are the identified values and how does the organization define the values. Cite evidence (from published articles, internet articles, other sources) that either confirm that the organization embraces their stated values or does not follow their value. Evidence is available by analyzing the actions, policies and reputation of the organization.

2. Vision. What is the vision of the organization? What is the vision based on; their stated values? From available evidence, does the organization believe in its vision?

3. Mission/Purpose Statement. What is the mission/purpose statement and does it agree/follow/support the organization’s values and vision? Provide evidence.

4. What is the overall leadership style of the organization? Do they follow a servant leadership, hierarchal/authoritarian, shared/participative, team or some other style of leadership?

5. Are the senior leaders in the organization authentic? Discuss in terms of authentic leadership models.

6. Is the organization adaptive, transformational or neither? Please analyze according to models discussed during our course.

7. Discuss the ethical climate of the organization.

8. Discuss the effects of diversity on the organization (women, minorities, culture).

Use APA style in writing your paper, Times New Roman, 12-pitch font, double-spaced, one inch margins top, bottom and sides. A cover sheet is required, but no running head or abstract. Place page numbers in the upper right corner. The paper length is between 10 and 15 pages of text (not including the cover sheet or references).

1. Model the way
2. Challenge the process
3. Inspire a shared vision
4. Enable others to act
5. Encourage the heart


Google is a leading multinational that specializes in technology related products and services.  It is a leading American multinational corporation that has led the way in the revolution of world technology through its host of interest services.  The products and services offered by the company include search engine services, cloud computing, software, online advertising platforms and many others.  It is a relatively young company founded in 1996 when Lary Page and Sergey Brin were undertaking their PhD research projects at Stanford University, California (Google Company). The brain behind the development of Google arose from PageRank technology that was used to determine a website’s relevance through the number of pages and the interlinking of the webpage with internal and external pages. The company was incorporated in September 1998 and was shortly followed by an initial public offering (IPO) in 2004.  The company is headquartered in Googleplex, Mountain View, California (Google Company).