Examples Of Leadership Effectiveness

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The most commonly used measure of leader effectiveness is the extent to which the leader’s organizational unit performs its task successfully and attains its goals. Examples of objective measures of performance or goal attainment include profits, profit margin, sales increase, market share, sales relative to targeted sales, return on investment, productivity, cost per unit of output, costs in relation to budgeted expenditure, and so on. Leader effectiveness is occasionally measured in terms of the leader’s contribution to the quality of group processes, as perceived by followers or by outside observers. There are three types of variables that are relevant for understanding leadership effectiveness include (1) characteristics of the leader,…show more content…
The employees viewed such influence as reasonable and justified. Lastly, the influence is directed towards achieving organizational goals such as a desired level of employee performance as well as organization performance. Thus, the leader is considered an effective leader if they are able to improve employee as well as organizational effectiveness. Moreover, leader behavior would produce satisfaction and influence the employees’ performance (Howell and Costley, 2006). However, according to Howell and Costley (2006), an effective leader behavior depends on situational and employee characteristic and also able to be implemented in different situational. As a human being, people have many types of characteristics and leader should face all that and should adapt to the…show more content…
Given the importance of leadership can be said that one of the main obstacles to employee performance is the lack of successful leadership (Shafie, Baghersalimi & Barghi, 2013). Effectiveness of employee performance is significant because employees provide organizational survival (Noorshahi, 2006). Therefore, successful leadership is needed into the effectiveness of any organization, because the three factors that have been classified as the measure of organizational effectiveness are leadership and communication skills and the information skills of management (Grawford,
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