Hcs 475: Leadership Style

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Leadership Style HCS 475 Ms. Shelly Uhrid April 8th 2013 Brittany Warnock Leadership styles will help with the direction of the group or team. If one does not understand the leadership style then it could jeopardized the direction of the group or team. It takes one’s knowledge to understand and identify one’s natural style of leading. A leader knows the team’s maturity and what they can handle in different situations. Some of the subjects that will be addressed in this paper are viewing the successful leader and his or her leadership style, addressing why he or she is in the leadership role, and comparing both leadership styles. In addition it will identify traits…show more content…
Ms. Winfred is a successful leader because she gives both charismatic and transformational leadership that allows her vision to come true. In 1991 she led the National Child Protection Act that protected children form child abusers and in 1993 this Act became a law which was called the Oprah Bill Law because of Bill Clinton. In 1986 Opera already had her own production company called Harpo Production. This business brought entertainment project to production. Ms. Winfrey was the first lady in history to own and produce her own talk show in 1988. (Lussier and Achua, 2010). Oprah’s magazine was launched in 2000. This was just one of the hundreds of great things her accomplished in her life. She had made history and will continue to for years on. She had truly showed her transformational leadership skills with charismatic qualities. Comparing Leadership Styles When compare leadership styles between Oprah Winfrey and I, we both have great leadership qualities that are admirable. The types of leadership that I have are shared, transformational, autocratic and democratic. Shared leadership comes from encouraging other around me to use their skill at their best ability. Transformational is where I have created a better vision to allow the best for my team. Autocratic comes when I have to rely on my own thoughts and reactions without any supervision and democratic is usually everyone’s skill because it is a part of working with a team, democratic
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