The Leadership in Hard Times paper

In your paper,

Analyze a difficult leadership situation in the business world that has impacted a company or companies.
Develop a plan for positively increasing the performance of the organization, the leadership, and the teams within the organization using the five practices of exemplary leadership as developed by Kouzes and Posner.

As a leader, it is beneficial to have a core set of practices that can be effective in routine times and also during difficult or very challenging times. The leadership practices by Kouzes and Posner are based upon the transformational leadership model. Organizational leaders must plan to continually improve as leaders while also seeking to improve the performance of other leadership team members and of the rest of the organization. Adopting guiding principles or practices can help in the planning phases for leading when hard times occur.

Must be two to three double-spaced pages in length
Must include a separate title page with the following:

Title of paper in bold font

Space should appear between the title and the rest of the information on the title page.

Student’s name
Name of institution 
Course name and number
Instructor’s name
Due date

Must utilize academic voice
Must include an introduction and conclusion paragraph. Your introduction paragraph needs to end with a clear thesis statement that indicates the purpose of your paper.
Must use at least three scholarly sources in addition to the course text
Must include a separate references page that is formatted according to APA Style as outlined