Ineffective And Effective Leadership

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Organizations have leaders who are effective and ineffective. Many of us want to be leaders but, do we have what it takes to be effective or are we going to be ineffective. Leaders are people who build their organization and employees up. Ineffective leaders are those who only care about getting a check. This paper will discuss effective and ineffective leaders. The effective and ineffective leaders I have had the pleasure to work with. Effective Leadership There are so many aspects to being an effective leader, yet they are so easy to achieve but some leaders do not care to. Effective leaders must motivate, value their employees, solve problems, and be accountable. An effective leader is said to know the organization, the purpose,…show more content…
Effective leaders according to (Sheninger, 2013), says, “Effective leadership is essential for any organization and school to be successful. Great leaders are always critically analyzing ways in which he/she can improve in order to achieve an array of goals. This is especially the case in education where strong and bold leadership is needed during this tumultuous time. To my mind, we all have the capacity to lead. It is through leadership that we become catalysts for positive change. Once sustainable change takes hold, we will see the fruits of our labor in the form of transformed teaching and learning practices amongst learners and in ourselves. This cannot happen without effective leadership”. Ineffective leadership is the total opposite. I believe it takes time to be an ineffective leader. When a person first starts working toward being an ineffective leader, at some point they were good ones. I think if a person has been with a job so long and become unhappy with the organization as a whole. They tend to change and instead of going somewhere else they stay and become inefficient. According to (Mack, 1999). “Knowing how to lead effectively can mean the difference between success and failure. Ineffective leadership leads to disillusionment, quitting, and tension in a wide array of endeavors such as business, team sports, and politics. Ineffective leaders lack the courage to tackle difficult problems, often shifting blame to others. Knowing what traits characterize ineffective leaders is useful because it can offer a reference point for what not to do as a
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