Failure and Success in Leadership

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Strong organizations require strong leadership in the competitive world of business. However, when leadership and organizations clash the culture and climate suffer along with its potential for profits. For some leaders, the opportunity to recapture and recoup becomes too little too late, potentially leading to unethical behavior among leadership, loss of morale within the organization and stagnation in growth and opportunities for the organization.
Consequently, when organizations exam their styles of leadership and their influences on the culture and climate they initiate the first steps for synthesizing and analyzing the needs of the organization. Only then, can the organization understand, prepare for growth and take the steps to compete in the marketplace. Nevertheless, this necessitates appreciating the successes and apprehending the failures of leadership and the organization’s culture, while examining the current and potential problems.
Failures in Leadership
Contemporary organizations expect advantageous leadership styles to manage and lead in the 21st century. The failures in leadership to comprehend stakeholders or shareholder’s needs, wants and desires often escalate the cost of doing business in a competitive environment. During the industrial era of business management, managers focused on the authoritarian attributes of managing and leading workers in accomplishing organizational effectives and meeting of goals (Daft, 2012). These goals for all intense purposes concentrated on the premise of do I as say, much to the dismay of workers causing escalating the friction between managers and employees. As a result, many organizations began to experience high turnover, absenteeism and animosity among...

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