1. Read “Section 6. Recognizing the Challenges of Leadership” of Chapter 13 of Leadership and Management, located on the Community Toolbox website.
2. Read “Transforming Health Professionals Into Population Health Change Agents,” by Naccarella, Butterworth, and Moore, from the Journal of Public Health Research (2016).
3. Read “Section 3. Identifying Targets and Agents of Change: Who Can Benefit and Who Can Help” of Chapter 18 of Leadership and Management, located on the Community Toolbox website.
Review the topic materials and provide a real-world example of the appropriate use of the systems thinking approach and the appropriate use of the strategic planning approach. Explain why the two approaches are not interchangeable. Include a review of the similarities and differences between the two approaches in your discussion. In replies to peers, discuss whether you agree or disagree with the examples provided as illustrative of each approach, and justify the response using the topic materials.