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Analysing and applying theories of leadership.

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Leadership and Management Student’s Name: Instructor’s Name: Instructor’s Name; Course: PART I ADDRESSES THE FOLLOWING COURSE OUTCOMES: Apply past and present leadership principles related to empowerment, emotional intelligence, and the roles of power and influence for leading others within organizations When employees feel like they have a voice in corporate decisions, they are more devoted to the firm and feel more interested in its success. This is done through a process called empowerment. It also demonstrates that you are a good listener and appreciate your coworkers' ideas when you empower your team members. Consequently, your mission will be more effective if you empower your team and urge them to "grow together." When you empower your staff, you offer them Confidence in their capacity to carry out your common purpose and goals, you develop vital to trust in a firm, and you provide the secondary leadership level necessary when you are not there for key selections. Although the idea of empowering employees sounds fantastic, leadership is fundamentally a human endeavor, and as a result, nothing is ever straightforward. Some leaders may have difficulty accepting empowerment as it goes against their nature. It's easy to think that once you're in control of a team or an organization, your presence and decisions are all that matter. You've put in a lot of time and work to get to this point (Nauman, Khan, & Ehsan, 2010).). You may believe that your decisions up to this point have made all the difference in your company's success. Over many years, you may have set lofty personal objectives for yourself, such as putting together extensive and thought-provoking presentations, developing a complete strategic plan for your company's future, or drastically improving earnings. Emotional intelligence is the ability to recognize, regulate, and develop one's feelings while also recognizing, regulating, and developing the feelings of those around one. Emotional quotient, emotional intelligence, and similar terms all refer to the same concept. ...read more.

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In addition to being aware of the unique talents each employee brings to the workplace, leaders who demonstrate individualized consideration help their subordinates to develop and demonstrate these key skills and behaviors. As a result, the follower develops a desire to grow and is motivated to do their best work. The motivation that is both inspiring and motivating Inspired motivation occurs when an individual's vision for the future is compelling enough to spur others to go above and beyond expected expectations. With inspirational leadership, followers are held up to a high standard of excellence. As a leader, they are confident in the ability of their followers to achieve their goals, and they demonstrate the importance of all duties and responsibilities to their followers. As a result, they can inspire their followers to have a strong sense of purpose, which provides them with the motivation and meaning they need to keep going. A positive outlook on the future and an investment in one's abilities encourages followers to put in more effort. Aspirational Power As a result of their high ethical standards, transformational leaders who exhibit Idealized Influence serve as role models for their subordinates. These leaders inspire admiration and a desire to follow in their footsteps. In general, these leaders have high moral and ethical standards and can be considered doing the right thing. They are respected by their followers, who place a high degree of confidence in them. They give their followers a clear picture of what they want to accomplish. Stimulation of the mind The extent to which transformational leaders challenge their assumptions, take risks and solicit their followers' ideas is considered Intellectual Stimulation. They can tell who their fans are by the way they stimulate, innovate, and adapt. The leader encourages and collaborates with their subordinates to experiment with new ideas and approaches to organizational problems. For followers to become self-sufficient, the leader encourages them to think things through for themselves. ...read more.

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Transformational leaders only question the existing quo; they also inspire their followers to think beyond the box. The leader's role is to inspire subordinates to seek new methods of doing things and new avenues for learning. Transformational leadership is also about providing personalized support and encouragement to those who follow you. By maintaining open communication channels, transformational leaders develop supportive connections by allowing followers the freedom of expression and being recognized for their unique contributions. Transformational leaders can communicate their vision to their followers in a way that inspires them. Additionally, great leaders can inspire their followers with the same enthusiasm and drive to achieve their objectives. For followers, the transformative leader serves as a model. Because they have faith in and respect the leader, others who follow them do the same. III. CONCLUSION A. Summarize your personal Theory of leadership. Be sure to make connections to the identified leadership theories, exemplary and ant exemplary leaders, and your past or present organizational context. Identifying leaders who exemplify these ideals and can guide a workforce toward reaching these objectives via focused learning and development is the first step in the process (of developing an exceptional management team). A special frame of mind is necessary for the development of a transformative leader. A leader's ability to learn and grow is a continuous process for the most effective transformational leaders. B. Describe how your personal leadership theory can be taught to others. Be sure to include how your personal leadership theory would influence transformational change in a contemporary organization. Transformational change can only or easily come about by transformational leadership. When leaders understand all the aspects of their leadership, things become easier to run. Transformational leadership can be taught to others by first teaching what self-awareness is. When people are aware of their strengths and weaknesses, it is just a matter of analyzing the intensity they need to acquire what they need to let go of. Transformational leadership also includes teaching the value of selflessness. When people live for others, transforming the world will be the most satisfying thing leaders will do. ...read more.

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