Develop an analysis of the leadership styles of directive leadership and participative leadership. Then, address the following in your paper:
- Compare and contrast these two styles of leadership, and discuss their application in higher education settings.
- Analyze the role of conflict in leadership and assess the degree to which conflict may or may not be necessary in high-functioning higher education institutions.
- Evaluate whether conflict always leads to stress within higher education organizations.
Support your assignment with at least five scholarly resources. In addition to these specified resources, other appropriate scholarly resources, including older articles, may be included.
Length: 5-7 pages, not including title and reference pages
Your assignment should demonstrate thoughtful consideration of the ideas and concepts presented in the course by providing new thoughts and insights relating directly to this topic. Your response should reflect scholarly writing and current APA standards.