WRITTEN ASSIGNMENT – UNIT 7 – PRO AND CON LIST OF THREE OF LEADERSHIP THEORIES –
At the Coast Guard Academy, many discussions revolve around leadership. We learn about great leaders of the past, what made them excel, and how to prepare for our own future leadership challenges. Besides learning about great leaders, cadets learn about how to make themselves world changing leaders through the study of leadership theories and lengthy self-reflection. One way for a cadet to determine who they are as a leader, is to create their own leadership philosophy. Through the creation of a leadership philosophy, it is possible for an individual to determine what leadership qualities they find important. By combining leadership theories as well as my own leadership philosophy, it is possible to determine who I am as a leader.
" Leadership is the ability of a superior to influence the behavior of subordinates and persuade them to follow a particular course of action." - Chester Barnard
The purpose of this essay is to explain how leadership behaviour may influence group dynamics in organisations. Leadership behaviour is the behaviour; a leader exhibits (Malik, Aziz and Hassan, 2014) and according to (Malik, Aziz and Hassan, 2014) (House et al, 2002) leadership means an ability to influence, motivate and enable others in a way that they contribute towards the efficiency and accomplishment of the mission and goals of organisations which have employed them.
Translate theoretical and conceptual knowledge into nursing practice actions that further the most advantageous healthcare and patient safety outcomes.
Leadership has been defined in a variety of ways, there are multiple authors and theorists who have tried to define and understand leadership, all leading to varying theories and conclusions, but one thing that is universally understood is the importance of effective leadership and how someone with good leadership skills can impact so many people around them. (Kakabadse and Kakabadse, 1999; Yukl, 2002; Northouse,2013)
The five keys of elements of leadership are leader-follower, influencing, organizational objective, changes and people. Each of elements works differently, the first key world leader-follower is leaders influence a behavior to the followers as well as follower also influence leaders. Second, Influencing is change role from somebody. For example in leaders and followers relationship, when leader give any inspiration toward followers and then followers change something, it is consider as influences. Third, organizational objectives are based on leaders and followers outcome from what they willing to accomplish in the future. Being a member of organization need to work together in order to produce outcomes that both leaders both followers
Managing in a matrix organization- As a leader, I manage needs, expectations, motivations and competing priorities to achieve clinical delivery within the company matrix structure.
This paper is going to encompass different leadership theories and their relevance to my own personal personality and method of leadership. There will be information on the advantages and disadvantages of the leadership theories and information on each including examples. The purpose of this paper is to view various kinds of leadership theories and apply them to a real-life scenario.
The transactional leadership emphasizes the transaction or exchange which among leaders, followers and subordinates what is required conditions and rewards to fulfill the requirements. The transformational leadership raise the moral maturity whom they lead, and convert their follower into leaders, motivate their associated, followers, subordinates, colleagues, clients to go beyond their individual self-interest for the good of the organization. There are two lines to define on leadership styles and situational contingencies styles which focused the difference between task-oriented and people-oriented leaders. Based on quantitative and qualitative leadership studies, we can found different theories such as trait theory, contingency theory, Charisma, leader-member exchange (LMX) theory which fits best for which different situation, and which style seem to be more effective such as Bass’ transformational leadership
The focus of this written paper is to introduce a successful business person in the world and analyze the person's unique events or stories with an appropriate organizational behavior theory. We would like to explain in detail with applications and discussions of how the chosen leader has demonstrated the critical criteria of a certain theory. Richard Branson, who is the founder of the Virgin Limited is seen by us as a famous leader in the business sector. His open-minded leadership style has fully demonstrated the transformational leadership theory. Bernard Bass (1985) stated that transformational leaders care about the development of followers, improve the organization through inspiration and stimulation and engage in the betterment
Modern management pays great attention to leadership in business organization. Leadership concept derives from the word lead. The term leadership is associated with the behavior of the head, directing subordinates to unite efforts and ability to achieve goals and objectives.
Leadership is the process of influencing the motive of the employees and so directing, guiding them to the proper completion of the short-term goals and the mission, vision of the firm. Leadership referring to achieve a specific set of goals of the business enterprise by minimizing risk and more advantage of opportunities is also called Entrepreneurial Leadership (Rao, 2015). Today leadership is such an iterative process when the leaders should have a variety of qualities and expertise in different area of management. Here, different theories will be explained which can clearly identify the scope, the responsibilities and the area of expertise required to be successful leader.
The summation of activities that a business expects to carry out in order to attain longstanding objectives can be defined as organizational strategy. Combined, these activities forms a business’s strategic plan. Strategic plans are developed by various level of management. Superior organizational strategy are generated by the top level management whereas the middle level management and lower level management of the company implements objectives and strategies to accomplish the complete strategy gradually. Based on the mission of the business the organizational strategies are put into words. To carry out this report we have selected a company named TESCO which is a worldwide grocery and universal products dealer founded in the year 1919. Worldwide in terms of profit it is considered as third leading retailer and in terms of revenue it is regarded to be the ninth leading retailer. Tesco has expand geographically from the time early 1990’s and into sections like electronics, furniture, and internet services etc.
The second theory that makes The Hour Glass successful is Behavioral Theories. This theory suggests that a person is not born with leadership skills, but gradually learns how to become a leader from watching other leaders. If the behavior theory can identify the key determinants of leadership, people can actually train to become a leader. This is the premise of the management development plan. There are many different types of behavioural leadership styles. Each style suggests that the leadership role is based on the leaders’ concern for the people being led and the level of achievement that needs to be