He is the one who is able to recognize talent and how best to develop it. The leadership style works best when the leader wants to help teammates build lasting personal strengths that make them more successful overall. The coaching leader offers developmental plans, including challenging assignments that push people to cultivate new skills. He can see the future and bring out the best in followers. Democratic- The democratic leader builds consensus through participation and this leadership also makes decision making by
The transformational leader strategizes a plan that emphasizes collective identities. To accomplish the vision the leader will build confidence and optimism, while citing core values and ideals. The leader focuses on how best to communicate that the change desired is good for all and that the followers support is crucial to success. Roueche, Baker III and Rose, (2014) propose that a leader with passion can accomplish an immense amount of achievements, if they can inject energy into their followers. The leader would need to focus on the development of a plan that allows followers to view the future and create excitement.
Leadership is giving people the confidence they need. Like creating a picture for them and helping them reach their goal. To be a leader you need to think of others first, before you think of yourself. Being able to step up and making people reach their potential is leadership. Leadership is giving others the motivation to reach their goals and be successful and stepping up and inspiring people to do their best.
2.2 Different types of leadership styles Leadership plays a vital role in order for an organization to succeed, by effectively managing and controlling employees the type of leadership style. The most universal leadership styles concern transactional, transformational, laissez-faire, democratic and authoritative. These styles are widely applied in different organizations
According to the case, the leadership style of Brinker is fit for the charismatic leadership style of influence based types of leadership. The charismatic leader is one who creates an atmosphere of motivation based on an emotional commitment to and identity with his or her vision, philosophy, and style on the part of followers. Norman had high expectation that allowed him to bring customer service and satisfaction to a higher standard. The shared perspective and idealized vision make him a likable and honorable hero worthy of identification and imitation. For example, his thoughtful attention to the people for satisfying relationships leads to a comfortable, friendly, organization atmosphere and work tempo and his philosophy of Winners attract
1.4 LITERATURE REVIEW The researcher conducted an extensive review of literature pertaining to transformational and transactional leadership and their effect on employee engagement. 1.4.1 TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP Transformational leaders are seen to be inspirational in the sense that they strive towards the common good of their followers and the organisation as a whole. they do this by creating opportunities for their followers thereby influencing and driving an engaged and empowered culture. They are seen to be proactive and encourage innovatinve thinking amongst their team. Notje (2010) has decribed transformational leaders as leaders with the distinct ability ability to drive motivation and seek the best performance from their employees.
• Externally/ internally driven- Externally driven means product is made according to the choice and need of customers but internally driven means that experts feel they know what customer wants. • Work centered/ employee- In employee centered organization management takes care of their employees more than work and opposite happens in a work centered organization. • Professional/ local- In professional culture employees are known by their profession or the work they do but in local culture employees are known by their bosses and teammates. • Strict work discipline/ easy going- Easy going organization means work is done informally without any time limit and restriction but strict work follows everything formally and on time. (Quick base) Organizational
Communication is also another huge skill. A leader needs to be able to clearly communicate, build relationships, motivate others, inspire others, and be a role model to create a positive work environment and culture that will accept change and innovation in the company. Leaders also need to show everyone how to behave, and they need to be honest, show appreciation, and work towards a bright future. If a leader is not effective the whole company can fall apart. Leadership is all about the relationship between those that aim and strive to lead and those who select and follow them and work together on shared goals.