+The Charismatic Leadergathers followersthrough use ofpersonality and charm,rather than any form ofexternal power orauthority.
+ What makes an charismatic leader? Charm and grace is needed to create followers Self-belief is a fundamental need of charismatic leaders People follow others that they personally admire
+ Charismatic Leadership Style: Charismatic Leaders pay a great deal of attention in scanning and reading their environment, and are good at picking up the moods and concerns of both individuals and larger audiences. They then will hone their actions and words to suit the situation. Charismatic Leaders use a wide range of methods to manage their image and, if they are not naturally charismatic, may practice assiduously at developing their skills. They may engender trust through visible self-sacrifice and taking personal risks in the name of their beliefs. They will show great confidence in their followers. They are very persuasive and make very effective use of body language as well as verbal language.
+ CHARSIMATIC LEADERSHIP: ADVANTAGES Selling the Vision: are able to sell the vision and get people to come along for the ride Inspiring: they are optimistic and positive which draws people to them Drive Results: they have their followers so committed to them, they will do anything to get results
+ CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP: DISADVANTAGES Followers rely too much on the leader: employees may associate the success of the company solely on the leader Perception: many charismatic leaders find it hard to win over all their employees or followers based on the one quality, charisma. Lack of Clarity: it may be hard to see the potential dangers of the company. Lack of Successors and Visionaries: charismatic leaders often retain the majority of the control because they believe in themselves so much, leaving the company without successors
+ CHARISMATIC LEADERS: PAST AND PRESENT John F. Kennedy Martin Luther King Winston Churchill Steve Jobs Bill Gates