Compare And Contrast Transformational And Servant Leadership

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Analyzing and Contrasting Transformational and Servant Leadership There are many varying approaches to leadership. Some leadership approaches are established on the traits in which the leaders exemplify. While others are based on behaviors that focus on the leaders’ behaviors and how it may influence followers. In this paper we will place focus on the transformational and servant leadership approaches. Both of these approaches can be labeled as relational approaches, as they are situated on the relationship between a leader and a follower. The relationship between leaders and followers play are important aspects in the in each of these approaches. As indicated by Kouzes and Posner (2017), “empirical research shows that leaders who spend the most time and energy developing operative relationships among the people the work with are viewed by their direct reports as the most effective and in turn have the highest level of engagement by their direct reports” (p. 197). A summary of each approach will be provided as well as viewing some of the similarities and differences between the two approaches. This paper will also touch on the relationship between leaders and followers and the impact it can have on an organization. The relationship between leaders and followers is essential for the efficient and effective performance of an organization. Without this key element organizations will underperform in many areas of business. A Summary of Transformational Leadership In 1978,

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