Leadership is a process of stimulating the group members.
Leadership is a complex relationship which exists between the leader, the followers, the organization , the social values and the economic and political condition. Each of these factors has its own peculiarities which are the cause of the complexity of this relationship.
The leader’s role and the degree of its acceptance by the group members condition the leadership
The core of leadership is to motivate the employees by integrating their individual goals with those of the organization.
When a leader leads, he/she serve also. He is concerned about the goals of the followers and guides them to achieve their goals without any deviation.
A leader has commitment, good judgement and confidence in making timely decisions and willingness to act.
2. TRANSACTIONAL VS TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS OF TRANSACTIONAL LEADERS:
Management by exception
CHARACTERISTICS OF TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERS
Transactional leaders are those leaders who guide or motivate their followers in the direction of established Goals by clarifying role and task requirement. Transformational leaders are leaders who provide individualized consideration And intellectual stimulation and who possess charisma.
3. VISIONARY LEADERSHIP CHARACTERISTICS OF A VISIONARY LEADER:
The ability to explain the vision
Skill to express the vision through leader’s behavior
Able to extend vision to different leadership contexts
Visionary leadership is the ability to create and articulate a realistic, credible, attractive vision of the future for an Organization that grows out of and improves upon the present.