leadership and self efficacy 1

Be sure to watch TEDTalks: Shawn Achor—The Happy Secret to Better Work (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and review any relevant Instructor Guidance prior to completing this discussion.
Reflect.png Reflect: For this discussion, think of one leader (e.g., drill sergeant, teacher, family member, coach, supervisor, mentor, or politician) who has directly or indirectly influenced your career/work attitudes and behaviors in a positive way.
Write.png Write: Include the following in your post:
  • Identify the leader.
  • Provide specific examples of what this person did and/or said to impact your career/work attitudes and behaviors.
  • Review the Instructor Guidance and describe the leadership behaviors of the person you selected in terms of transactional and transformational leadership styles.
  • Consider the information in the textbook about our rapidly changing environment and the impact of globalization on business environments. Specify what types of education, training, and/or relevant experiences you will need to be prepared to thrive in a rapidly changing, global workplace.
  • Examine the uses and applications of self-efficacy research in relation to both the leader you selected and your own approach to learning and work. Specifically, explore the role of self-efficacy in the leader’s and your own learning motivation and workplace behavior.
  • Select at least two basic science topics from Chapter 10: Sport Psychology, and describe how these topics are also relevant to your learning and career/work settings (e.g., optimal performance, optimal development, optimal experience, competition, self-determination theory, social loafing, goal-setting, etc.).

Your initial post must be a minimum of 200 words, and you must utilize at least one scholarly source (e.g., the course textbook, a peer-reviewed article from the Ashford University Library, or a professional web source). All sources must be cited according to APA style