Definition: Leadership styles may also be known as management styles. They are the approaches that people use when directing and motivating people to achieve a task. The leadership styles we are most interested in are outlined as follows and only bad leaders will stick to one predominant style. Good leaders will change their style according to the circumstances and situation they are dealing with: • Authoritarian This style is used when the leader wants to achieve a task quickly. S/he will just tell the team or individuals what s/he wants to be done, when to do it and even how to do it without consultation from the team members.
The influence was a one-way flow from leaders to followers. The characteristics of the followers as their traits, preferences and capabilities are used only to explain which leader is more effective. They are just a part of the leader’s context. Then appears the followercentered approach. This theory is focused on followers’ implicit beliefs and assumptions concerning the characteristics of the leader.
It will also focus on the challenges that leaders face in today’s organization. The challenges that will be discussed include understanding the traits and behaviors of flourishing leaders, determining when to use those behaviors in different situations, understanding the emotional and intellectual capabilities of leadership, being an ethical leader, and motivating others to accomplish organizational goals. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE A LEADER? Leadership is a concept that has been observed since ancient times. It wasn’t until the twenty century that we began to try to define and understand the concept and devolvement of
Terry created a formula that a leader would use in order to meet the goal of becoming an authentic leader (Northouse, 2013). This style is said to be action based and includes not only the leader, but also the leadership team or even the organization depending on the situation (Northouse, 2013). Terry claims the two questions in a situation that requires a leader are: “What is really happening?” and “What are we going to do about it,” (Northouse, 2013). A true authentic leader would answer these questions correctly while staying true to themselves and their followers. Terry developed an Authentic Action Wheel to help leaders correctly answers.
Secondly the dimensions of the leader would include characteristics such as “Awareness“, “Persuasion“, “Conceptualization“ and “Foresight“. Awareness - the servant leader has to be self reﬂective about his own weaknesses and address them permanently. Persuasion - he has to be able to form a consensus that represents the majority opinion. Conceptualization - the servant leader needs the ability to determine goals that comply with the vision of the organization. Foresight - he is required to be able to predict the consequences of the decisions made.
This research will try to explain the relevance of the leader’s role in the effective governance organisations and how depending the role-played can alter the organizational outcomes. As a second aim, this essay will introduce the concepts “leadership” and “governance” showing the similarities and differences of both concepts to distinguish between its role and development. For this reason, research pretends to discuss these concepts to full understand the significance of governance and leadership within companies. In addition, a third aim was to expose the differences between a manager and a leader because both concepts are interrelated but also
2 Introduction As a leader, one has to continue to improve on one’s ability to be a successful leader. It is very important that every leader gain an understanding of their personality type, leadership style, and leadership skills. The purpose of this paper is to evaluate my leadership style and to work with my mentor to identify my leadership characteristics. In this paper, and using leadership theories, I will analyze my selected leader to identify features and provide specific examples of leadership qualities that contributed to that person's success. I will also explain my leadership style and my ideas and plans to develop my leadership qualities based on my comparison with an admired leader and work with my mentor.
More recent conceptualisations of leadership include contingency theory (), and transformational leadership (). Each of these theoretical models has a contribution to make in forming a comprehensive understanding of the relationship between leadership and organizational change and we shall explore how adopting a definition for leadership or organizational change infers the role of the other. However we define leadership, the concepts of organizational change and leadership can be argued to be inextricably linked. If a leader was not able to effect any change within an organization then it is hard to imagine a way in which such a leader could be effective in their role. Thus organizational change is at the very heart of a leader’s role.
Choosing the right situation Taking the individuals needs into account The chairman should take leadership role and monitoring time, relevance of raised issues and people’s behaviour Keeping to the agenda 2.3.1. Posture Good, straight Posture indicates leadership and confidence and it indicates to the audience that you are in control and it conveys the message that you have confidence in your competence. Leaning slightly forward shows the audience you care. Slouching to one side delivers the opposite message and it shows disinterest. Hunched shoulders indicate lack of confidence and possibly low self-esteem.
WE PROVIDE CASE STUDY ANSWERS, ASSIGNMENT SOLUTIONS, PROJECT REPORTS AND THESIS email@example.com ARAVIND - 09901366442 – 09902787224 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR 1) What are the arguments for and against layoffs in hard times? 2) How have the three executives in this case shown leadership? 3) Explain the difference between management and leadership. Discuss why conceptual leadership skills become more important, and technical skills less important, at higher level organizational levels. 1) Is the GM’s approach wrong?