Democratic leadership

Democratic leadership

Democratic leadership is also called shared or participative leadership.

All members of a group have equal chances to contribute in the decision
making process.

I encourage my staff to participate in decision making

However, I make the final rule regarding a decision (Buama, 2018).

I distribute responsibilities to all the members.

My target is staff development and job satisfaction (Rowitz &
Riegelman, 2017).

I motivate my staff to take part in consensus building

My staff contributes to the solutions decided upon for the problems
affecting my institution.

This is a Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignment.

The purpose of this assignment is to assess how leadership styles, traits, and practices and the role of servant leadership in public health.

Throughout Topics 1-4 of the course, you will participate in a series of Collaborative Learning Community (CLC) assignments. These
assignments will build upon one another and be used as the basis for the Reflective Journal assignments throughout the course.

Review the topic materials and complete the following activities:

“How Emotionally Intelligent Are You?”

“The Leadership Motivation Assessment”

“What’s Your Leadership Style?”

Summarize and share with your group what you learned about your specific leadership style and traits so you can become familiar with how
you are similar and different from your peers when it comes to being a leader.

As a group, review the topic materials related to servant leadership. Using what you have learned about the tenets of servant leadership and
traits and practices of successful leaders, create a 7-10 slide PowerPoint presentation that addresses the following and includes relevant
speaker notes. Each group member should create a slide that summarizes his/her leadership style, traits, and practices.

Compare the personal leadership styles of your group members, including commonalities between group members’ strengths and weaknesses.

Explain why it is important for public health professionals to be aware of their personal leadership style, traits, and practices.

Discuss how public health professionals can benefit from integrating the tenets of servant leadership to empower and influence others as they

Discuss how leaders who practice servant leadership and have a strong understanding of their personal leadership traits can successfully lead
others and navigate the unique challenges that are part of public health. Provide two examples that illustrate your main ideas.

Include a reference slide at the end of your presentation.

You are required to cite to three to five sources to complete this assignment. Sources must be published within the last 5 years and
appropriate for the assignment criteria and public health content.


Buama, C. A. C. (2018). Global governance systems.

New Word City. (2018). Dwight Eisenhower. Newbury: New Word City

Rowitz, L., & In Riegelman, R. (2017). Essentials of leadership in public
health. Burlington, MA : Jones & Bartlett Learning