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    AN EVALUATION OF CONCEPTUAL WEAKNESSES IN TRANSFORMATIONAL AND CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP THEORIES Gary Yukl* State University of New York at Albany Theories of transformational and charismatic leadership provide important insights about the nature of effective leadership. However, most of the theories have conceptual weaknesses that reduce their capacity to explain effective leadership. The conceptual weaknesses are identified here and refinements are suggested. The issue of compatibility

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    coined by various famous and renowned authors, academicians and also from the various institutes. In today’s business active world lot of attention have been shed on leaders and various notions of leadership linked with them. Peter Drucker, in his work in 1954 pointed out that “Leadership is of utmost importance. Indeed there is no substitute for it. But leadership cannot be created or promoted. It cannot be taught or learned”. In an orthodox composition on ‘Kantian theory of Leadership

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    Research Project on Audie Murphy Course/Number | | | | | | I. Introduction A. What is your paper about: This research project based is on leadership. It will mainly focus on Audie

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    Explore the basic styles of modern leadership and modern leadership theory. Five modern leadership styles in the changing world includes charismatic, transformational, visionary, transactional, and servant leadership styles. Charismatic leadership is leading by dint of personality and charm, instead of relying on any external power or authority. Charismatic leaders have the potential to elevate and transform an entire company. The danger lies in using such powers to create a personality

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    1.0 INTRODUCTION Organisation exists for a purpose and is formed by a group of people who have different attitudes and objectives. In any organisation, there is a person who designated as the leader to formulate the objectives and lead the organisation. His or her decision on objectives will be the direction and guidance to the people in the organisation to follow. Therefore, the leadership style adopted by him or her has the direct influence to the people and the organisation. The purpose

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    Leadership Good leaders are made not born. If you have the desire and willpower, you can become an effective leader. Good leaders develop through a never-ending process of self-study, education, training, and experience. To inspire the workers into higher levels of teamwork, there are certain things leaders must be, know, and, do. These characteristics do not come naturally, but are acquired through work and study. Good leaders are continually work and study to improve their leadership

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    Introduction Leadership? What is it? What all does it encompass? Can you define it? Over decades, leadership has been a very fluid concept. Various scholars and researches (maybe influenced by the leaders of their respective times) define the term differently with each definition possessing unique features, qualities and its significance to the society as whole. For example, in 1930s, E.S. Bogardus defined it as “a process in which the activities of many are organized to move in a specific

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    My Leadership To lead, in the most general terms, is to guide someone. There is no one size fits all way to practice leadership. To be a successful leader it is important to have a toolbox of different leadership styles that can be used in different situations. How does one know what style of leadership to use? At the core of successful leadership are emotions. Emotions control what we do more than we like to give them credit. To be a successful leader it is important to understand how

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    Within this essay i will be looking at a change that i will be implementing in my practice area. I will be exploring the role of clinical leadership and how my role as a leader will impact on the change that i am making. I will relate this to the literature around leadership and how this relates to my practice. Within my role as ward sister, i would like to change the daily admissions meeting process. Currently the meeting involves, a consultant, ward sister, nurse in charge of the shift

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    In each organization it is expected that managers should be good leaders as well. Managers often make the mistake of assuming that because they are the managers, they are also leaders and that their subordinates will automatically follow and comply. In reality however, the managerial position only symbolizes a title, and not leadership. Leadership can be defined as the process by which an individual exerts influence over other people by inspiring, motivating, and directing their activities to

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    Subject Area - Nursing Leadership Styles and Management Discuss the impact of transformational and transactional leadership styles on the management of violence and aggression within UK regional maximum security forensic mental health hospital. Incorporating organisation structure, change management, multidisciplinary working, staff motivation and retention, legal and ethical implications for nursing practice. Executive Summary: In this essay we discuss the transformational and

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    Leadership is ever changing. As our society changes and grows so does the endless aspects of leadership in what seems to be an endless array of applications as well. One thing, however, seems to remain the same as leadership is assessed and evaluated. At the root, leadership is the interaction or relationship between people. We may organize, develop, invent, create, or even grow things but people are lead. Leadership is the capacity within people to lead others. There are a massive

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    LEADERSHIP UNCUT | Brian Evje Jan 30, 2013 Quick: Define Leadership If you don't know what your leadership is, how are you going to make it persuasive to others? Only a few people have a solid answer. When first working with a client, I ask, “What is your definition of your leadership?”   Invariably, a pause follows. The eventual response is sometimes tentative, confused, or incomplete.  This happens with new and experienced leaders, in large companies and in start-ups.  Only a few people

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Leadership and Governance Term 1 - 2013 Profile information current as at 22-Mar-2013 16:04 Assessment Tasks WRITTEN ASSESSMENT Assessment Title Assessment item 1— Essay
This assignment requires you to write an essay on why the leader’s role is critical to effective governance of organisations. Your essay topic should be informed by the extant literature on leadership and governance, especially literature which points to the need for organisations to develop forms of

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    Successful leadership – how would you know? Boardrooms and business school classrooms are equally preoccupied with leadership, and success is often assumed to be about profit or Total Shareholder Return. It’s neither. For leaders wanting to measure their own success, for those who appoint leaders to know what they are aiming at and for outsiders assessing the quality of leadership, Andrew Likierman shows how to do it. Thinking W as Julius Caesar a successful leader? What about

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    Abstract This essay will put into perspective what many believe are the qualities of an effective leader. But what is a leader? What is leadership? Is it the person who is loud and outspoken, or the calm and quiet professional? Are good leaders made or are they born with these qualities. The image that pops into an individual’s mind when leadership is brought up, is a strong and confident person who knows the right answer to all the question. This leader provides clear guidance, vision and

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    Leadership has a direct cause and effect on and organizations success. Leaders determine values, change, and employee motivation. They shape organizational strategies including their execution and effectiveness. Common leadership styles include: Autocratic, Democratic, and Laissez-Faire just to name a few. Autocratic leadership is concerned with giving orders to accomplish a task quickly. Autocratic leadership is when employees are told what to do, how to do it, when to do it and then are

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    Leadership is an often debated topic. Everyone has their own opinion of the types of characteristics leaders or management should possess.   Employees and staff often have their own views about their managers or supervisors leadership style. Many leaders have their own style of leadership. They have their own special way of motivating a group to achieve a goal. There are many types of leadership. What type of leadership brings success? What factors motivate employees to exceed expectation? What

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    Leadership Meaning of Leadership Leadership is an important function of management. It is the key to effective managerial performance. Organizational performance depends on the quality of leadership. According to Stephen Robbins: “leadership is the ability to influence a group towards the achievement of goals”. According to Hersey and Blanchard: “leadership is the process of influencing the activities of an individual or a group in efforts towards goal achievement in a given situation

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    In Leadership: Review Questions MAN5355-Managerial Assessment & Development-1 Individual Work; Week 4 Anthony Freeman Instructor: Jill Heaney 1. What is the difference between a theory and a model? 2. What contingency leadership variables are common to all of the theories? 3. How does the global economy relate to contingency leadership? 4. What are the two contingency leadership theory leadership styles? 5. Do the three situational favorableness factors of the contingency

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    Leadership is both an art and a science. Explain in detail. http://expertaccess.cincom.com/2012/05/is-leadership-an-art-or-a-science/ The argument for leadership as both an art and a science is a strong one. Although there are certain quantifiable skills that make for a good leader, skills that can be measured and calculated, there are also qualities that are simply harder to define. In fact, may be a combination of personality and skills that determine whether a leader rises to the forefront

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    Women in Leadership * What are the reasons why some women who are evidently qualified for executive roles, flinch from aspiring to such roles. * Are barriers truly set up by the company i.e having male dominated leadership teams * Do the few women who managed to make this executive position have to work twice as hard as their male counterparts? * How are women able to achieve a work-life balance? * What are the reasons why some women who are evidently qualified for

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    OBLIGATIONS FOR A NONCOMMISSION OFFICER Sgt James A. Carter II Sergeants Course 5-14 1st Platoon 23rd Jul 2014 Carter 2 OBLIGATIONS FOR A NONCOMMISSION OFFICER Leadership is the foundation of the Marine Corps. As a noncommissioned officer, you are the backbone to carry on the traditions placed before our time. Are noncommissioned officers fully engaging their obligations as a leader to include the unit, the subordinates and to self?If your actions inspire others to dream

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    Leadership Contents Executive Summary 2 Introduction 2 Conclusion 9 References 10 Executive Summary The current study examines the current forms of corporate leadership in leading companies of UK. The study examines the various forms of leadership, theories and models . The study examines how corporate leadership is important for SME’s startups. The study highlights the models like

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    Leadership? What is leadership? According to Webster's Dictionary defines leadership as the position or guidance of a person or thing that leads, directing, commanding, or guiding head, as of a group or activity. However Leadership has not one single definition, but many. Leadership is often an intangible factor that makes one group more effective than another. It exists at different levels within organizations and should be woven throughout the entire organization. Different organizations use

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    Emily-Ann Walding Professor T.M. Johnson English Comp. 1 30 October 2013 Leadership Leadership is originally defined as the act or an instance of leading, but that is not other people’s definition. To some people, leadership means so much more and others not so much. Leadership is something not everyone has, but some people want. Some people tend to follow instead of lead others. Leadership is taking a role and standing up for something or someone when no one else will. Taking up for

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    “My Leadership Capability” Name: Albert Fernandes Student Id:3861086 Module: M005LON - Leading in a Changing World - 1011APR Introduction: Leadership is an art or a talent that is manifested in terms of putting things in place in an organization. It is a blend of magic and science. Moreover it can be regarded as organization skills that have been polished by experience and nurtured by a continuous process. There have been leaders in different parts of the world and their skills have

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    Good leaders are made not born; if you have the desire and the will power you can become an effective leader. This simple sentence represents and explains what leadership is all. Goals, values and concepts are the core of great leadership qualities. This paper will describe what leadership styles are effective in organizations, how these styles assist in creating and sustaining a healthy organizational culture, and compare and contrast the leadership styles. A look at how Wal-Mart’s leadership

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    Leadership Style Case Study Page 1 Leadership Style Case Study Saundra Smith HSM/230 Cory Jones 9/26/2014 Leadership Style Case Study Page 2 The leadership style of the NCF is one that is transactional. I say this because the director sent out a memo stating that there would be

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    | Qualification | ATHE level 6 Diploma in Management (QCF) | Unit title/name | Unit 6.14 Leadership and Management | Learner’s name | | Learner’s ID | | Deadline for Assignment submission | Wednesday 5:00pm | Tutor | Miss Olusambo Akanbi and Mr Kevin Frazer | Assignment distribution date | 01/12/2013 | Assignment submission date | 15/01/2014 | Feedback date | TBC | | Student’s declarationI certify that the work submitted for this assignment is my own. Where the work of

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    manage the communication between the project team and stakeholders. In addition, the Project Leader must manage the communication between project team members. This can be very difficult when the project team members are not collocated. The role of Project Leader is hampered by the fact that, unless the project is organized in a projectized approach, many of the project team members will not report to the Project Leader. This means the Project Leader must rely on their personal leadership skills

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    I chose Jack Welch as an example of a great leader. He is a strategic thinker, business teacher, a corporate icon, and management theorist. If leadership is an art, then surely Welch has proved himself a master painter. With his unique leadership style and character, Welch made history during his 2-decade journey at General Electric (Twelve Lesson, 2015). While most leaders talk a good game about leadership, he lived it. Welch performed several leadership roles consisting of setting goals

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    The Catalyst Leader by Brad Lomenick Name: Instruction: Date: A leader is defined as a person who influences other people towards certain goals. A leader in the basic meaning takes the lead role by example and motivates others to follow. Leadership is an important aspect of all human activities. Effective leadership helps nations during difficult times and makes a business organization successful. It enables organizations to fulfill their missions and most importantly, effective

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    Leadership in an organization is probably one of the most underappreciated things that companies take for granted. Leaders do not simply grow on trees and they are not easy to find. Many people believe that leading is the same as managing and that is simply not the case. The two are very different and each affect the company in different ways. Having effective leadership in an organization can lead to many positive things including more efficient and productive workers. Leadership is the

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    Steve Jobs is the CEO of Apple, which he co-founder in 1976(Anonymous, 2002). As we were known, Apple success is known under Steve Jobs leadership. To deeply evaluate his leadership style, first of all, we need to understand clearly the Steve Jobs’ legacy both in the terms of thins and ideas. Steve JOBS attended Reed College in Portland. Unfortunately, he dropped out after six months(Stanford, 2008). There are two factors that lead to this situation: perhaps the primary reason is about

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    NAME: ALABI FEMI ADEOYE MATRIC NUMBER: PG/SMS/014/14495 COURSE CODE: BUS 838 COURSE TITLE: MANAGEMENT THEORY. TOPIC: LEADERSHIP DATE: AUGUST, 2015 An Assignment Submitted To Prof. J.O. Adetayo OUTLINE: A. Introduction B. The Concept of Leadership C. Conclusion D. References INTRODUCTION There is nothing elusive about leadership. Although great leaders may be rare as great runners great partners or great actors, everyone has leadership

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    Macro-Leadership and Micro-Leadership Leadership, Change & Responsibility – Assignment MSM MBA - Intake 17/ Group 3 Tuan DO Diah MINTARSIH Chau TRAN Truc-M. NGUYEN SUMMARY Macro-Leadership: Vision Macro-Leadership: Vision •  Focuses on vision, long-term strategy and future planning. •  Enables and encourages transformational change. •  Is ready to take big risk in favor of the strategy & vision. •  Innovative approach & willingness for disruptive change •  Extrovert

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    BSA538/M724 – Team 3 / Collaborative Group Project                                       Leadership in Another Culture:  Japan Jay Coutu, Errol Wallace, and Tiffany Helber   Averett University Contemporary Issues in Leadership BSA 538 Dr. Danielle Babb December 6, 2015 A culture that dates to 13,000 B.C., and the leadership traits that have made Japan a world power, are not easily defined.  Such is the mystery that is Japanese leadership.  Prior to the Meiji period, 1872 to 1910

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    During the first half of the semester I was exposed to the concepts of leadership and the qualities that will make or break good organizational leaders. Moreover the ability to understand a person’s personality trait and how we can use to our advantage was also an important part of this course. To showcase my understanding of the subjects learned so far, I will review all the chapters done one by one and share my findings. We will start with our textbook by Lussier & Achua. Chapter 1: Who

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    What Leaders Really Do by John P Kotter . Reprint r0111f December 2001 Required Reading r0111a Barbara Kellerman HBR Survey Personal Histories: Leaders Remember the Moments and People That Shaped Them r0111b Primal Leadership: The Hidden Driver of Great Performance r0111c Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee HBR Roundtable All in a Day’s Work r0111d A roundtable with Raymond Gilmartin, Frances Hesselbein, Frederick Smith, Lionel

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    Leadership The movie Remember the Titans provides an excellent study of leadership principles and challenges in the imperfect environment typical in real life leadership scenarios. Coach Boone knew he would face a touch year of coaching/teaching his team. He pushed his team to their limits and forces good relationships between players regardless of their race, realizing to be able to forward towards a goal, everyone has to believe in and commit to a common purpose. Even though Coach Boone

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    Leadership and Leader Identity Module Code: HR 4033 12/13/2014 LONDON PROPERTY AND FINANCE Word Count: 4370 except conclusions Table of Contents Introductions 4 Self awareness; 4 Importance for managers and leaders; 4 Continuing Personal and Professional Development [CPPD] 5 The CPD procedure is important for managers and leaders as 5 My role in my own organisation and experience of leadership: 6 My role in London Property and Finance: 6 Change in the management and its impacts on

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    TODAY’S LEADERSHIP The New Psychology of Leadership By Stephen D. Reicher, Michael J. Platow, S. Alexander Haslam I remember vividly September 11, 2001 and the commotion it entailed. As a writer, Emma T. Booker highlighted the presidential leadership of George W. Bush based on his press statement. Her view of Bush was one that was fitting for the leader of the free world and highlighted his ability to unify at such a difficult time across the globe. However, fast forward 15 years and I

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    | Young Public Leaders Are Usually Less Effective Because They Have So Little Experience | | | Kijafa Parker | PAD 515 – Leadership and Conflict ResolutionDr. Michael PopejoyWinter 2012 | 1/22/2012 | Abstract From the foundation of civilization to the formulation of nations and countries from military conquest or marital alliances; to revolutions and civil rights marches to peaceful protest and occupy movements, many leaders have been anointed, appointed, ascended to, declared

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    Leadership is hard to define and good leadership even harder. But if you can get people to follow you to the ends of the earth, you are a great leader. -Indra Nooyi I strongly believe in Leadership by example. A leader, who stands first in line, rolls one’s sleeves up and gets to work. A leader who inspires others to dream, believe and achieve. One who is strategically driven and fuelled with undying optimism and energy. Needless to say, attributes like great technical or intellectual capacity

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    skills necessary at the time to complete the tasks given to me. What does that mean a leader is? What qualities define a good leader? Do leaders arise in different situations? Are you born a leader or taught to be a leader? Once you’ve been a leader are you always a leader? Never, have I thought this much about leadership! After many questions and lots of thought, I’m still not sure that I have a stagnant definition of leadership but this paper is my attempt to analyze and define the term

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    Why Leadership Is The Most Dangerous Idea in American Business If you're an entrepreneur, almost everything about "leadership" as we know it is bad for you. But there's another way to lead. Here are the rules.  Maybe you've noticed: Never in the history of management science has leadership been more studied, worried over, theorized about, and debated than right now -- not least because for two years the world has supplied leaders-in-training with a (mostly unhappy) curriculum. The stock

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    Leadership = The ability to influence, lead, or guide others so as to accomplish a mission in the manner desired by providing purpose, direction, and motivation. Three major approaches to studying leadership are as follows: Traits approach: Leaders are born Behavior approach: How you act determines what kind of leader you will be, and what your leadership style is. Contingency approach: There is no one best way to lead. The study of leadership has produced a multitude of

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    Running head: Leadership Leadership – Its Important for Today’s Organization Jack Ryan MG 401 Senior Seminar in Management XXXXXXXXXXXX University Distance Learning Program TABLE OF CONTENTS Purpose of Report……………….…………………………………………………….. p 3 Definition of Leadership and Differences with Respect to “Management”…………………………………………………………….p 3 The Importance of Leadership to Effective Strategy Development and Implementation………………….p 4 Employee Perceptions of what Constitutes

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    well as cared for and appreciated for their talent and capabilities. The companies must have great managers that are skilled and talented and are capable of leading their employees at the various tasks to the best of their abilities. Hence, leaders should understand the needs required and to use different leadership styles effectively and appropriately at the most suitable and required time with the changing and challenging periods. There are numerous leadership styles /practices however; four

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