Gardner’s Five Minds
In order to develop a global leadership plan and be a true leader in
the global arena, you must know your own strengths and weaknesses with
respect to the level of your leadership competencies. This assessment
will help you evaluate your level of competence related to Gardner’s
Five Minds of Leadership, and will be helpful when you create your
global leadership development plan.
Be sure you read and reference the Gardner article linked in the
Required Resources section of this assessment. You will also need to do
your own research on Gardner’s Five Minds concept and its implications
for the future. Search the Capella University Library and the Internet
for scholarly articles on the application of this concept. You will need
at least three additional resources to support your work in this
In addition, select one of the following theories or models to research and use in this assessment:
- Trait approach.
- Skills approach.
- Situational approach.
- Path-goal theory.
- Leader-member exchange theory.
- Transformational leadership.
Organize this assessment logically, using headings and sub-headings
appropriately. Include a title page and reference page, and follow APA
guidelines for all citations and references.
For this assessment, complete the following:
- Explain the meaning of each of Gardner’s Five Minds.
- Analyze your own level of competency in each of the Five Minds.
- Describe your experience in each of the Five Minds.
- Determine your strengths and weaknesses in each of the Five Minds.
- Explain how you can develop and improve your Five Minds.
- Analyze the theory or model you selected in terms of how well it aligns with Gardner’s Five Minds.
- Briefly explain the theory or model you selected.
- Explain how the theory or model aligns (or does not align) with Gardner’s Five Minds.
- Explain why Gardner’s Five Minds are essential qualities for a global leader.
- Include a title page and reference page.
- Number of pages: 4–5, not including title page and reference page.
- Number of resources: At least 3 in addition to the Gardner article.
- APA format for citations and references.
- Times New Roman font, 12 point.
- Gardner, H. (2008). The five minds for the future. Schools: Studies in Education, 5(1/2), 17–24.