Write an essay demonstrating critical analysis and synthesis of the principles of leadership as applied to practice. The purpose of this assessment item is to provide you with an opportunity to explore and demonstrate a critical understanding of the impact of leadership on an area of interest from clinical practice and to critically analyse the related literature. Learning Outcomes 1,2,3, 4,5,6 and 7 are targeted in this assessment. Details: Identify ONE current issue in your workplace you believe requires change. Identify and discuss the leadership attributes and the leadership skills you will draw upon to affect change. When writing your essay, you are required to provide a: – Succinct overview of the issue and its context – Critical analysis of the issue, why change is required and, what evidence based change you propose – Critical discussion of the barriers to change – Critical discussion of the leadership attributes and leadership skills required to facilitate the change process – this point should be the main focus of your discussion. To prepare and write Assessment 3 effectively, you should ensure that your essay is: Well researched – you must refer to AT LEAST: ten (10) relevant and current sources (within 5 years) to support your ideas including articles from peer reviewed journals identified from relevant electronic databases such as CINAHL and MEDLINE, recommended text books and relevant texts from library shelves.