Donald Trump's Leadership Style

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Leadership Analysis Introduction One of the popular definitions of a leader is, "The only definition of a leader is someone who has followers." ( ) A more comprehensive definition that highlights striking features of a leader is, "A simple definition of leadership is that leadership is the art of motivating a group of people to act towards achieving a common goal.” ( ) A closer scrutiny of the characteristics of an influential leader would many ways assist one, in recognizing those attributes in an attempt to assimilate the best in others. In spite of the fact that’ leadership analysis’ is the art of breaking down a leader into basic psychological components for study and use by academics and practitioners, a sound leadership analyses …show more content…

Donald Trump is also a role model in ‘goal setting’ especially in a business context. He has ‘high expectations of himself’ and those around him and that is, at least partially, why he has been able to accomplish so much in his lifetime. All this evince that he is a ‘big dreamer.’ He dreams big. Having a clear vision is essential if you want to accomplish big things. One might argue that Donald Trump is arrogant and could, perhaps, even be described as egoistic person. Regardless of one’s viewpoint it takes a confident person to be able to lead others effectively especially in a competitive business field. His confidence exudes energy. An energy that grows into an animating energy which is a contagious one that has permeated into the system of his business administration. It must be the strange combination of big thinking and radiant confidence along with high expectations of himself that might have generated the resilience nature in him and in his business. A meticulous analysis of President Donald Trump through the theoretical paradigms would enable one to adopt some of best strategies followed by the model leader Donald Trump, or else it might throw light on the need to be thinking on one’s …show more content…

Donald Trump not only on account of his physical features but chiefly owing to his personality traits. It not just the figure Donald Trump that earned him the praise of millions TV viewers with his ‘The Apprentice’ TV show but rather the stuff inside, the person Donald Trump. Over the years he knowingly and unknowingly did do value addition to himself so the person Donald Trump rose from being a businessman’s son to a successful businessman to the President of the United States of America. Success strategies followed by Donald Trump in his business is not a secret rather a well-known fact. Style theory, propagated by Mc Gregor Blake, Mounton, and Likert, highlight the effects of leadership on to the followers and its effectiveness has to do with how the leaders behave with the followers, is well applicable to Trump strategies used in his businesses. Michael has written at length about Mr. Donald Trump’s use this strategy. He says that “Mr. Trump is a great democratic leader. This Style is also known as participative. He is a Leaders with participative leadership style, include one or more of their subordinates in the decision making process, such as what exactly needs to be done. However he keeps the final decision making authority to themselves. This is a good way of increasing employee 's motivation and if used properly always have positive effects on the normal business

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