For over centuries, people have debated whether leader is born or made. According to chapter 2 in the leadership book, it states that researchers believe great leaders possessed a set of traits, which portrayed and defined them. However in the chapter 3, “it suggests that knowledge and abilities are needed for effective leadership.” (Leadership, 43) Consequently what leaders really are, born or made? For decades ago, researchers started to answer the subjects. Yet, even now the debates are still going on. The phase “Charismatic leadership” really caught in my eye when I was reading. A charismatic leader is essentially a very skilled communicator, who is able to arouse strong emotions in followers and inspire them to new heights. And I believe people follow someone who they personally admire. However, charisma is just one of the measures of a person’s character. A great leader could make up with so many characteristics. Such as intelligence, self-confidence, determination, integrity, sociability and etc. As we can see, traits indeed played an integral role in a leadership. On the other side, skill approach opens a door for those people who believe leadership can be learned and developed. Leaders can learn from their daily craft, from watching other leaders, from getting feedbacks and even from a training program. Afterwards, they modify and develop effect skills as well as behaviors to handle tasks in a more efficient way. As above, I would like to conclude
Leadership is to influence organizational environment and people so as to enable effective use of organizational resources and productive working of people with contentment for accomplishment of organizational objectives. A modern managerial leader should be well-versed about cultural peculiarities in which he or she performs and lives, exposed to cultural surroundings, alert, and able to implement the appropriate leadership style for the particular cultural…
Leadership is about leading a group of people or an organization.
In its essence, leadership in an organizational role involves establishing a clear vision. Sharing that vision with others so that they will follow willingly.
"It is the process of influencing the activities of an organized group in its efforts toward goal setting and goal achievement". (ch.19 pg 596)Leadership is about influencing the behavior of the others.
"one cannot be a leader without followers, and followers…
responsibilities concurrent to their position to earn their title of Sergeant, and be a true leader of soldiers. Field Manual 6-22 Army Leadership (2006) defines leadership as “the process of influencing people by providing purpose, direction, and motivation while operating to accomplish the mission and improving the organization.” In my own words Leadership is mentoring soldiers, setting the example for your subordinates to emulate, training to accomplish the mission, and being available to assist…
Leadership is the action of leading a group of people or an organization. In my short two years in the army I’ve seen good leadership and bad leadership. A leader is a motivation for others that inspires individuals to aim high and attain that aim. However a boss only supervises over his subordinates. There are many different types of leadership styles some are effective in different ways some are not. in world war II a man came who’s leadership style was similar to today’s army he believed…
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Treatment of Severely Emotionally
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• Leadership Perspectives/Theories
• Trait theories
• Behavioral theories
• Contingency theories
• Leader-Member Exchange theory
• Charismatic Leadership
• Transformational Leadership
• Challenges to the Leadership Construct
• Attribution theory
• Substitutes and Neutralizers
What Is Leadership?
• The ability to influence a group toward the achievement of vision or goals
• Use of authority inherent in designated formal rank to…
Leadership is found in every day life events, inside and out of a formal work organization. As part of a managing organization, the concept of leadership is one of the four most important. Leadership is not just a simple concept, it has many ramifications and styles. Not every leader can lead, but those who can grasp the leadership credentials can be most successful at leading others. Leadership does not always mean that the person in the position has the right of maltreatment for whom they believe…
- improve your understanding of the challenges associated with leadership roles;
- increase your leadership skills self-awareness ;
- help you acquire a larger repertoire of leadership attitudes and behaviors and strengthen
your leadership competencies.
Leadership is about inspiring, mobilizing and enabling great people to achieve excellent levels of
performance and to get great things done in organizations.
Leadership is about the…
would like to argue that ‘one size fits all’ principle is not suitable for leadership styles and the leader has to tailor his/her style in relation to the different contexts he is involved. I would also like to argue that over time, the experience and the knowledge the leader gains through his contingent leadership styles make him a Charismatic individual in the longer run.
WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?
First of all, leadership is nothing to do with age, title, position or education. It is about doing…
LEAD 212 Class Leader Requirements and Expectations
Introduction to Leadership Concepts - Fall 2013
1. Class Leaders will be responsible for attending their assigned section of Introduction to Leadership Concepts during the fall semester. Class leaders will be assigned to teach on Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday based on class schedule and availability.
Tuesday 9:30-11:20 or 1:30-3:20
Wednesday 8:30-10:20 or 11:30-1:20
Thursday 1:30-3:20 (this class has an emphasis…