The good news is, as a charismatic leader, there is always opportunities and room for improvements. Charismatic leaders must also have a vision of where the organization is headed. In leadership, practice builds confidence because it provides assurance that an aspiring leader can do what needs to done (Northouse, 2012). However, when put in a leadership position you need all the knowledge you can consume about being an effective leader. The leader should monitor the intellectual, mental and personal characteristics of the workers.
Transformational leaders help to navigate organizational endeavors through positive influence, maximization of strengths, and the alleviation of pitfalls. Influence Leaders are tasked with managing team boundaries and facilitating the team process. (Robbins, Decenzo, & Coulter, 2013, p. 313) Transformational leaders challenge current practices and introduce new ways of thinking to their organizations. These leaders also promote improvements of the team members themselves. They truly have a vested interest in their followers bettering themselves in order to become more valuable workers.
Leading a team to achieve a goal provides a satisfaction knowing that others have been empowered and in doing so, authentic leadership has been fulfilled. Impact of transformational leadership in the organisation According to Pearson (2012), transformational leadership “ushers in radically positive possibilities so needed today to release the potential within situations and people, including the leader”. To be a transformational leader, you must have: • charisma which will encourage employees to follow your vision, act with conviction, have clear values which are demonstrated, be a role model and a leader who can be trusted; • inspirational and can articulate the vision of the organisation with precision and in a persuasive
With being a team leader, their whole purpose is to try and allow for their passion and enthusiasm to rub off on their team members by portraying a positive and energetic attitude. Charisma stems from participating in something you truly have a passion for, something that undoubtedly sparks your interest. Charismatic leaders seem to become apparent in troubled times, whether it being within personal relationships or within an organization, simply because an inspiring personality helps to reduce any stress or anxiety amongst its followers. Charismatic leaders strongly appeal to the values and morals of their followers and the psychological ... ... middle of paper ... ...cessful. References • Daft, R. L. (2008).
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Followers are motivated to do more than is originally expected because of their feelings of trust and respect for the leader. Transformational leaders, like Colin Powell, inspire a shared vision by envisioning future success. These leaders motivate the team and visualize the goals for the entire organization. They foster collaboration and teamwork to achieve mission success. They recognize individual success and celebrate team accomplishments.
It therefore appears that a transformational leadership is that kind of leadership that seeks to exploit the full potential of individuals through satisfaction of collective needs. While Weber’s theory (1947) is cited by Boje, (2000) as having several forms of leadership like charismatic, bureaucratic and traditional aspects, all co-exist together and change from the other occurs gradually. Even though the two theorists; Weber (1947) and Burn’s (1978) approaches leadership from different perspectives, Boje acknowledges that both of them share a similarity in their work in the sense that both see moral values as an important consideration in any form of leadership. ( Boje, 2000). Transformational leaders inspire followers to achieve extraordinary outcomes by providing both meaning and understanding, questioning assumptions, refraining problems, and... ... middle of paper ... ...e vision and mission of the company in order to align their goals with of the company.
A strong leader leads by example, is ethical, and earns the trust and respect of their followers. They are also conscientious of the impact they have on the world around them. They practice impeccable communication and learn to inspire others with a positive vision for the future. Clark (2014) describes leadership as the methods of influencing others to accomplish objectives in a collective manner in the direction of the organization's vision. As a result of this course, I have a better understanding of what it means to lead others.
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