Four Theories Of Transformational Leadership

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According to Johnson (2017) an organizational strategy is the amount of measures the company proposes to take in achieve long-term goals. It sets out the organization’s vision. Conversely, they help to create the company’s strategic plan which takes about a year to complete. It involves all levels of the organization. The larger organizational strategy is created by top management whereas adopting goals and plans to fulfill the overall strategy gradually is done by middle and lower management. Having an indepth understanding of the theories of organizational leadership will help to promote growth and develop leadership skills in order that prospective leadership can be identified during recruitment process (Guzman, 2017). Haynes & Associates…show more content…
It is opined that transformational leaders can develop trust, motive followers to perform beyond the call of duty, establish loyalty and guide followers to be willing to identify with the organization and the leaders. Hence, they are able to transform followers Givens (2008) cited by (Bass, 1985). They are viewed as role models, mentor, facilitator and teacher who are able to motivate and group followers to perform tasks. Leaders are inspirational in that they give meaning to those who perform the task which involves providing a vision or goal. Idealized influence, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation, and individual consideration are the four factors of transformational leadership. Hence, it is said that eeffective transformational leadership can produce performances which exceed organizational expectations (Hall et al., 2015). Transformational leadership theory is currently being used in Haynes & Associates. The Manager of the law firm understands that one of the goals is to increase productivity and achieve growth. Thus, his main focus is on the competencies and higher personal commitment of the firm. Lately, the vision of the firm lacked appeal as employees showed a lack of interest and motivation. Hence an organizational review was conducted to inspire and motivate the employees in achieving the goals of the firm. In achieving the vision and goals, the Manager’s approach is geared on motivating the staff to attain more beyond that was planned for them to achieve. The manager and leader try to ensure that the staff are motivated, committed and engaged. Thus, to foster teamwork spirit by understanding the motivation of each person, correct weaknesses, challenges affecting the paralegals and associates a personal evaluation of the organizational review will be conducted on a quarterly basis. This has created new
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