Leadership Analysis: Fielder's Leadership Style

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The Analysis His leadership style is relationship and achievement oriented where his main role is to motivate his follower to achieve personal and organisation goals. Usually, his team is a group of high skill level so he can focus on relationship building. In addition, his team trust him and are committed to a collective vision so he can use a democratic style. Even though most of the tasks, he is working on as an executive, are ambiguous, lacks structure and lacks familiarity, his style as relationship-oriented leadership (Fielder, 1967) is effective, as he has a formal authority and the relation between him and his follower is based on mutual trust, reciprocated respect and open communication. His style as achievement-oriented leadership (House, 1971) is effective also, as his team is highly competent, ambitious professionals who is undertaking a very complex, unstructured and ambitious tasks. His team have a strong need for achievement as well as a high degree of self-confidence. Even though his main style is relationship and achievement oriented when he works with his team in most of the situations, he knows that no one-leadership style can be effective in all situations, and he is effective in using different style for different situation as the nature of the follower directs influence on the style that he adapts. His previous learning and experience influences the speed and accuracy to assess the situation and determine the most appropriate course of action as well as appropriate interpersonal and influencing style, delegate effectively and learn from mistakes. As a transformational leader (Burns, 1978), he put a vision of what needs to be done in a changeable situation, and communicate this vision to his followers clear... ... middle of paper ... ... his follower’s skills and characteristics. Then applying the concepts, theories and models introduced in the leadership and management academic module in the organisational behaviour course to study how effective this person’s leadership is and why it is effective. Overall, he made high quality contributions to his work. He possessed practical levels of knowledge and he had the talent and skills needed to perform an efficient job. He used his knowledge and skills to assistance and support his team succeed. He work excellently, productively and successfully with other pears and colleagues. He is able to organize a group people well to achieve specific goals and objectives. He galvanized departments of his organisation to meet performance targets and achieve the sought after vision. He had a unique blend of humility and will which formed the basis of true greatness.

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