Transactional Leadership Theories

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While many different management styles in different organizations to provide in-depth over relating ranging form facilitative styles to autocratic, micromanaging and relatively hands-off styles. There are various theories about different styles, situation and effective on transformational and transactional leadership. The best way is evaluate of other superior on each theory before the discussion on transformational and transactional leadership. They are two opposites direction when it comes to the underlying theories of leader management. A good leadership has own profile that might include transformational, transactional and non-transactional behavior and motivation but the best leader will apply transformational leadership than transactional…show more content…
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…show more content…
These theories were strongly influenced by James McGregor Burns (1978) but Bass (1985,1996) has more empirical research on this theory. Both of transactional and transformational leadership were defined to influence followers and the effects of the leader on followers. The transformation leadership can provide clear meaning and challenge with idealized and inspiring behaviors that could calculate potential risks, performing high standard of command. This leadership appeals to raise follower consciousness about ethical issues and begin their energy and resources to reform the organization. They enhance the team spirit, leaders using the inspiration, idealized influence to their follower, envision a range of possible future, make a clear direction to goal and commitment to the mission to their followers. They are a good leader that admired, respected, trusted and willingness to go above and beyond by followers. This kind of leaders can encourage their subordinates by intellectually supposition, they know how to frame and reframe those problems that occur from the task, peers with team on innovation and
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