Transformational leadership theory is all about leadership that creates positive change in the followers whereby they take care of each other’s interests and act in the interests of the group as a whole. James MacGregor Burns first brought the concept of transformational leadership to prominence in his extensive research into leadership. “Essentially the leader’s task
The role of leadership in achieving business success is indisputable. Great leaders who create great businesses are “made” not “born”. You know why? True leadership is learned; it is not automatic. To answer the question whether leaders are made or born, great theorist, Mr. Bass, postulated the all time Bass Theory of leadership (1989 &1990).
Guest post from Dick Richardson: A simple definition of leadership is “Leadership is influencing others to do what they would not do if left to their own accord.” Consider the most memorable speeches meant to persuade people: Martin Luther King Jr.’s 1963 “I have a dream…” speech, Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address and John F. Kennedy’s “We
In the broader sense, developing leadership is an effective way of enhancing the skill of a person. A company can make arrangement for their employee a leadership training program or an individual can enlist him/her in a leadership training course. Quality leadership is a combination of the right qualities and the right training. Investing in
NINCOMPOOPERY is the crazy stuff we do (or don’t do) that drives our customers crazy and makes life difficult for employees and keeps organizations from getting what they want. There are nincompoops, and there is nincompoopery. But when an organization is driving people crazy, it’s a nincompoopery problem. Usually, the organization knows what’s wrong; it’s
Leadership comes with great responsible. As a leader, misconduct can ruin your reputation. The rulebook of professional code of conduct is ever- expanding but with great leadership qualities you can be a person of influence. Leaders are people of exceptional character who are able to find the path and lead others through it. Vision, teamwork,
Wouldn’t most organizations, be better served, and represented, if/ when, the primary focus, and emphasis, was on, the best approaches, and ways, to proceed, for the common good, and addressing, both, the relevant, as well as finest, sustainable future needs, of the group, and both, the existing, and potential constituents? After over four decades, of
Guest post from S. Chris Edmonds: When leading a culture change initiative, scrutiny of senior leaders’ plans, decisions, and actions increases heavily. I tell senior leaders that they’ll never be able to run a yellow light at a traffic signal in their town again! Yes, even senior leader behavior away from the workplace is scrutinized.