The theories to be discussed in this book are: Path-Goal theory of leadership, Vroom-Yetton-Jago Decision-making of leadership, Harsey-Bianchard Situational Leadership theory, and Fielder’s Contigency Theory of Leadership. These four were selected because of their relative influence on the leader and the relationship that must be present between the leader and the members. They were also selected because they could help provide the needed foundational frameworks for your leadership
by Peter Northouse (SAGE Publications, 2016). The leadership approaches and theories covered in the texts included the Trait Approach, Skills Approach, Behavioral Approach, Situational Approach, the Path-Goal Theory, Leader-Member Exchange Theory, Transformational Leadership, Authentic Leadership, Servant Leadership, Adaptive Leadership, the Psychodynamic Approach, Team Leadership, leadership ethics, and the impact of culture and gender on
However, different study shows that there are other traits such as knowledge, responsibility, emotional control, courage and trustworthiness to be linked to effective leaders. Not only that, it is seen as a benchmark for what to be expected in a leader. This theory can be seen in MLK by his persistent
However, later in the present, the contemporary psychology was dominating the field of psychology and Rogers approach or work slightly loses it ground due to their limitations. Although contemporary is commonly practice in the present, it is very likely that the work of Carl Rogers will be kept in practice. Keywords: self-actualization, theory of personality, person centered therapy Carl Rogers as an Important Figure in Psychology Carl Ransom Rogers, well-known as Carl Rogers (8th January 1902 to 4th February 1987) was one of the most prominent American psychologist. Like any other well-known psychologist e.g. Freud, Adler, Jung, and Horney, Carl Rogers are also deemed as one of the pioneer of psychotherapy research.
There are four main core theories in Leadership; they are “Trait” theory, ‘Transformational’ theory, ‘Situational’ theory and ‘Behavioral’ theory. “Trait” theory refers to people who born with certain specific characteristics; Surgency, Conscientiousness, Agreeableness, Adjustment and intellectance. People born with these characteristics can become a leader easier because they already have what basic requirements of a leader. The trait theory focused on analyzing mental, physical and social characteristic to gain more understanding of what is the characteristic or the combination of characteristics that are common among leaders. Transformational leadership refers to the leader moving the follower beyond immediate self-interests through idealized influence (charisma), inspiration, intellectual stimulation, or individualized consideration.
Task-oriented is defined as to which a leader to determine the role of followers, whereas to focus more on a goal achievement and how good communication creates positive impact among the followers (Tabernero et. Al. 2009, pg. 1394). Back to King Leonidas 's personalities trait, he demonstrates two personality traits which is courage and internal locus control.
I. What have been my pathways to leadership? Common phrases of society states that ‘you are born to be a leader’ or ‘you are a natural leader’. Although through the readings and the theory we learnt, we can ask ourselves if leadership is rather something that we learn, that we need to be trained for, it is the question of nature or nurture. With this assignment we will try to evaluate our leadership, to assess myself, I will try to find what in my characteristics can be relevant for leadership.
One of the important keys to the success of the organization is the leadership. Leadership refers to the leaders’ use their influence strategies to members’ so that they have the intention to help others in their work group stated by (Sparrowe et al., 2006). Furthermore, previous studies directly use simple influence strategies that will bring member compliance or resistance (Sparrowe et al., 2006). In addition, they also argued that direction of the relationship between simple influence strategies and members’ helping behavior in order to improve the relationship between leaders and members. The primary idea of the previous research in the combination of the group commitment model from (Sparrowe et al., 2006).
WHERE DOES THIS STUDY POSTION ON? This study defines Leadership is as system of interaction between leader on the one hand, and followers and situations on the other hand. Leadership refers to leader inducing followers to act for certain goals that represent the values and the motivations – the wants and needs, the aspirations and expectations – of both leaders and followers. Whenever I use the term ‘leadership’ in this study it means political leadership. I use the term political leaders and political leadership interchangeably in this study.
Leadership is a skill that can be not only taught, but continually improved on. A true leader is capable of inspiring others and influencing them to work together to achieve a common goal. There are different ways to look at leadership and we have discussed multiple ways in class. There are different leadership theories the LEAD scholars class has discussed including leadership and power,
Throughout the years of being a part of Navy Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps, (NJROTC) one can start to see a trend. From unmotivated Naval Science One cadets to motivated and dedicated Naval Science Three and Four cadets. It’s due to the fact that we have instructors who guide and mentor us, and teach us how to apply the lessons we learn into everyday scenarios. As time passes, you realize that you have become a more involved active citizen in the United States. It’s beneficial because current events have created a spike in debates.
Furthermore, an exceptional leader can transform the lives of those under their guidance. According to Northouse, leadership is “a process by whereby an individual influences a group of individuals to achieve a common goal.” Though some are born with traits that make them inclined to be leaders (trait-theory of leadership), including intelligence, self-confidence, determination,