I have been described as a strong willed individual throughout my life, but did not realize that I could apply it to my leadership style. Since I am a special education teacher, I deal in a world of paperwork, law and deadlines. A colleague that I work with tried to get me to compromise my ethics to accommodate them. I did not go along with what was asked of me since it would was wrong. After reading about dynamic supportive leadership I had a better understanding of why I react the way I do. One of the descriptors is reliability. When a colleague asked me to assist with a technology question, I was able to help them through frustration. This frequently occurs and I am always willing to help. Putting others before yourself is a primary characteristic of dynamic
Leadership covers a wide range of strengths and weaknesses, stemming from different traits and characteristics to form several well-known types of leadership. These included laissez-faire leadership, transactional leadership, autocratic leadership, democratic leadership, and most importantly transformational leadership (Ebadifard Azar & Sarabi Asiabar, 2015). How a leader uses each of these styles will impact the effectiveness of roles, identification, analyzation of the situation, the environment, and the followers depending upon the leader’s role in the corresponding situation (Ebadifard Azar & Sarabi Asiabar, 2015). From examining this it is clear the best style for me under my future career in the healthcare system would be transformational
This topic deals with the meaning and characteristics of collective leadership style and its use in nursing by nurse leaders to carry out their roles effectively. The roles of the nurse leader will also be discussed in brief to give a connection.
Organizations are only as good as their leaders; from here we will discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the leadership practices. All leaders have their own style that works for them based on the situation they are dealing with. Current leadership has utilized multiple styles of leading our organization during this process. I feel that all leaders need to possess all styles of leadership if they are going to be successful with any organization. When a person assumes the leadership position for any
Change is inevitable and follower-based leadership can help to alleviate transitional stresses that may occur. Challenges in this leadership style are adaptive, technical, and a combination of the two. Technical challenges can only be solved by experts, adaptive challenges can be solved with leader encouragement and are not easy to identify, both challenges can be solved with leaders and followers working together (Northouse, 2016, pp.261-263). Adaptive leadership should inspire mobilization, motivation, and organization in followers (Northouse, 2016, p.258). Adaptive and technical challenges combined and adaptive challenges alone can be remedied with leader behaviors, like regulating distress and protecting leadership voices below, that encourage followers to continue to strive for their best and essentially the good of the organization also. Adaptive Leadership has two focal strengths relevant to this philosophy and validate its inclusion in this analysis. First, this style, unlike other theories, is follower-centered and leaders provide the tools necessary for followers to grow and as a result, the whole organization grows (Northouse, 2016, p.275). Lastly, Adaptive Leadership provides instructional behaviors anyone can learn that can facilitate positive, adaptive change (Northouse, 2016,
One person can obtain multiple styles. Whether the styles be very similar or quite opposite like the styles displayed by Rosa Parks. A form of adaptability where you can lead effectively with different approaches. Leaders are placed on a pedestal and it is overlooked that leaders have times where leading can become overwhelming yet through strength passion and determination the mental strain does not take precedent. To add to my leadership I will learn how to discover different aspect of my skill known and hidden. Researching Rosa Parks has opened my eyes to
Leadership is a privilege that would come with tremendous responsibilities, and leadership is accountability to encourage and inspire others to lead and direct others to accomplish the duty and achieved the organization visions and goals. By empowering subordinates and other leaders to be able to implement decisions that are very crucial for leaders to develop and enhance future leaders in the organization. For me as a leader, I will always welcome any opportunity that would enable my team to work collaboratively with your peers and your subordinates throughout the organization. My current assignment as Command Language Program Manager, I have a duty and responsibilities of all aspects of development, implementing, and managing of the Command Language Program. First by making sure that all Soldiers are getting their Foreign Language Proficiency Bonus pay. Second, make sure that all linguists are testing
In today’s society a hospital represents a place of healing for the public, and their services all share a common goal, to restore overall patient health and wellbeing. It is expected that while under the care of hospital staff a patient’s condition will improve, however what is not expected is the contraction of a new illness while receiving their care. Hospital acquired infections (HAI) also known as nosocomial infections have been a growing concern across the country in recent years (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2013). According to the Public Agency of Canada more than “200,000 patients get infections every year while receiving healthcare in Canada; more than 8,000 of these patients die as a result” (Public Health Agency of Canada, 2013,
While you may have an end-goal and a basic strategy to reach it, the path that you plan to take is not set in stone. This allows appropriate responses to the demands of the moment. Detours and unforeseen circumstances are welcomed and viewed as opportunities. Adaptable leaders make the most of such change and take advantage of variety. He keeps his head about him even in the direst of circumstances. As he lives in a turbulent world where many conflicting interests meet, he often finds himself in trouble. Luckily, his gutsy resilience and clarity of vision always get him through. Well, almost always. Leaders face the continuing challenge of how they can meet the expectations of those who placed them there. Addressing these expectations usually takes the form of strategic decisions and actions. For a strategy to succeed, the leader must be able to adjust it as conditions
Through self-reflection and academic readings, I have discovered that I identify with three different leadership theories. During the first meeting in a Strength Based Leadership class, we were asked to write our leadership history. The class then began an ongoing exploration of various leadership theories. Upon reviewing my leadership history from the first class and synthesizing the information from the theories that were examined, I discovered that I most resonate with the Trait Leadership Theory, the Skills Leadership Theory, and the Path-Goal Leadership theory. These theories are leader focused, describing the process and techniques a leader uses to accomplish goals. This paper will examine the three leadership theories, identify how they apply to my practice, and explore how these theories interact with each other.
There are quite a few different leadership theories available for people to take information from and use in business settings and even personal settings. According to Bauer and Erdogan (2010), we have Fiedler’s Contingency Theory, Situational Leadership, Path-Goal Theory of Leadership, and Vroom and Yetton’s Normative Decision Model. I will explain three of these theories one-by-one, then discuss their advantages and disadvantages, and then analyze how each fits with my personality traits and leadership method.
When first signing up for this class I believed it to be a class about learning how to become a leader, or an even better one. After watching the course introduction and learning more about this class I learned that it was not what I thought it was about, but would still value me greatly. As I have examined the history of different leadership styles and theories I have expanded greatly on what I knew about leadership, learning specifically about adaptive leadership. I can also say that I have seen growth in my journals over the past few weeks, as they have started to grasp a better understanding of adaptive leadership. This course has also expanded on different aspects of adaptive leadership such as: disequilibrium, diversity, running experiments, and the four KLC competencies of civic leadership.
But even with all the leadership training programs and “expert” advice available, effective leadership still eludes many people and organizations. One reason, says Daniel Goleman, is that such experts offer advice based on inference, experience, and instinct, not on quantitative data. Now, drawing on research of more than 3,000 executives, Goleman explores which precise leadership behaviors yield positive results. He outlines six distinct leadership styles, each one springing from different components of emotional intelligence. Each style has a distinct effect on the working atmosphere of a company, division, or team, and, in turn, on its financial performance. The styles, by name and brief description alone, will resonate with anyone who leads, is led, or, as is the case with most of us, does both. Coercive leaders demand immediate compliance. Authoritative leaders mobilize people toward a vision. Affiliative leaders create emotional bonds and harmony. Democratic leaders build consensus through participation. Pacesetting leaders expect excellence and self-direction. And coaching leaders develop people for the future. The research indicates that leaders who get the best results don’t rely on just one leadership style; they use most of the styles in any given week. Goleman details the types of business situations each style is best suited for, and he explains how leaders who lack one or more styles can expand their repertories. He
From this case, there have two theories would be a “best fit” for Dr. Jannie. One of the suitable theories that make The Hour Glass successful is Trait Theories. This theory leadership focuses to identify a link to successful leadership in a variety of different personality traits and characteristics. While Trait Theory builds off of the “Great Man” theory, it still adheres to that leadership is naturally indispensable. The search for the characteristics or traits of effective leaders has been studied by the central leadership, which leads to the assumption that leadership is embedded in the characteristics of the individual. Note that there are similarities between listed quality traits that appear in multiple lists: desire to lead, physical
This model states that in this 21st century, it is impossible to rely on one management style to fit all situations (Educational-business-articles.com, 2016). In other words managers and leaders must be flexible, in order to get the best result out of their teams and individuals. In addition, this theory allows management and leadership to be able to identify and accurately diagnose the situation and vary employees’ behavior accordingly to the situation (Yukl and Mahsud, 2010). This will enable management and leadership at CIBCFCIB to select appropriate types of leadership behavior for each type of situation. Moreover, another impact that this theory has on organizational strategy whereby Charismatic leaders at CIBCFCIB can minimize various types of behaviour by increasing competent employees. For example, selecting experienced employees and delegate authority to them for resolving problems (Yukl and Mahsud, 2010). This will lessen the stress of management and leadership to guide the team effectively towards accomplishing the organisational