Definitions Of Leadership: Critical Analysis Of Contemporary Leadership Theories

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Introduction Leadership have many debates and controversies in the social sciences (Bass, 1990; Bennis, 2007). There have 221 different definitions and conceptions of leadership discovered by Rost (1993). However, Bass (2008) points out that definition of leadership was depends on the specific aspect of leadership of interest to the individual and pointless and the correct definition of leadership. According to Posner and Kouzes (2007), leadership is a major way in which help people change the minds of others and help organizations to accomplish identified goals. It is everyone all understand and know the meaning of the leadership. In this assessment, the purpose is to provide critical analysis and understanding about contemporary theories and also personal reflection in applying the related theories. Contemporary Leadership Theories Contemporary leadership theories were also situates leadership as characteristically focused at improving the common good and grounded in social responsibility and reframed leadership as a dynamic and common process between people following a common goal (Komives and Dugan, 2011). Moreover, contemporary toward a conceptualization of leadership that is values based, complex, and directed at goal success related to the common good and reflects a more diverse range of…show more content…
According to Yukl (1999) has highlight the point that charismatic theories have been criticised for the overemphasis of studies at the dyadic level, definitude about important behaviours, and facilitating conditions was insufficient specification. For example, the follower features and environmental circumstances may influences uncertainty and crisis for organizational

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