Importance Of Effective Leadership

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OVERVIEW Nowadays, people and their knowledge become more significant, leadership is become more important and effective leadership will differ in achievement of organization goals. Leadership is significant to all organizations but its purpose and ability are getting more complicated with increased involvement in globalization and technology development (Punnett, 2004). Effective leadership builds up many variables and characteristics influencing the way it is measured in order to be considered effective. Leadership consists of values, creativity, intellectual drive and knowledge, self-confidence, ethics, courage and charisma. Basically, a good leader has to have a purpose and a balanced personality and skills to put that purpose into action.…show more content…
However, to create an effective leadership, organization faces a challenge that inevitable during a crisis or turbulence times. Turbulence is a term use when describing natural phenomena in a state of flow or violent momentum - for example, hurricanes, volcanoes, floods and avalanches. Turbulence times in leadership were about growth. It’s about managing and leading during times of explosive growth such financial crisis. Executive leaders are facing the almost overwhelming task of restoring confidence and respect in leadership and business. They are being called upon to guide organizations through times of turbulence and uncertainty, to show the way forward and to set an example. Therefore, organizations are affected during the turbulence. Hence, effective leadership is important to overcome the unpredicted…show more content…
The task is measure through Least Preferred Coworker scale (LPC). LPC scale is a measure of a person’s leadership style based on the description of the person with whom respondents have been able to work least well. Fielder argues that leaders with high LPC have a task motivated style. Since, LPC has a style and does not change across settings, the leader’s action vary depending on the degree of situational control. Compared to lower LPC, leaders tend to nondirective to high or low control situations. Fielder identify, an individual with a high LPC is more motivated to maintain harmonious interpersonal relationships, while an individual with a low LPC score is motivated to focus on task
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