What Is Transformational Leadership Theory

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The research on Leadership is done with the concepts of Transformational Leadership and Relationship Capital to showcase the importance of a healthy relationship between the manager and his employees in an organisation. Every organisation will always set goals and targets, in order to achieve them there should be a perfect working atmosphere. There should always remain a strong bonding between the people on the higher and lower level of hierarchy. As per the research a good leader should be honest, sincere, recognise talent, appreciate good work, treat everyone equally, communicate well and ask for the team’s opinion. In our study we are going to showcase the characteristics of two managers whose behaviour reflect on the outcome of the organisation.…show more content…
A transformational leader is a leader who will be the catalyst in transforming employee’s work life. In 1 (1978, Burns, J.M) introduced the concept of transformational leadership in which he sited “both the leader and his subordinates encourage and motivate each other” in order to meet the demands and goals of the company. A transformational leader will always stand apart from other leaders because it takes self realisation to be a good leader. A transactional leader can tackle any kind of situation and distribute work and instructions effectively through examples and create to vision that can come to reality. According to 2(Bass and Riggio, 2006) there are four characteristics for a transformational…show more content…
Since he dint exhibit any qualities of a mentor, he can bring about changes in his character by using a theory called “transformational leadership”. The first and foremost step he should communicate well and spend more time with his team, by doing this way he can bridge the gap he had created all these days. The relationship factor is the most important between a manager and his team because only then there be will a good understanding and it can be a high performance organisation. Before taking any decision he should explain it to them and ask for their ideas and opinion, this way everyone has a satisfaction. He should be the one who stands up for inspiration, motivation, appreciate and recognize individual’s work. When he has all the above characters the team will have trust, admire him, they ll be loyal and have great respect for him. This is all done only by building relationship capital. According to 4Lencioni (2004) “He says its not technology, not strategy nor finance. Its is the teamwork that remains until the end and that has at most
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