Contermpory Leadership Styles

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Contemporary leadership styles Introduction Leadership styles are to provide direction and motivation to employees by someone higher within the business structure. The leaderships styles also implements plans within the business. When searching for effective leadership we must first look at the different forms of leadership and the effectiveness each leadership style has in different situations. When looking at leadership styles a lot must have to be taken into consideration to make a good leader. A good leader must have the qualities in which trust, understanding for colleagues and authority are all in position. To have an understanding with the employees the leader must also understand that he needs the employees respect, trust and for the employees to have their confidence in the leader. Many people have many different thoughts on the different leadership theories and styles. Studies have been made to differentiate between a leader and a non-leader. Professor William George states that “Leadership is not about style or emulating another leader. It's about responsibility and stewardship. A true leader appeals not only to people's minds, but to their hearts, as leaders demonstrate through their vision and values”. (1). This theory is much softer than other leaderships styles and could be looked at the leader wouldn’t have the respect of the workers as they were being to soft on them in the work place as employees are workers not friends. A harder approach is commonly looked at as the better approach when it come to leading a team as respect is essential to ensure plans all run smoothly. There are many different forms for management and commonly not just in the workplace and very often all the same rules that apply in both aspects. Adcroft, A has looked at conventional management in not a conventional management situation “the paper develops a theoretical
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