To quote Max Weber “charisma is a certain quality of an
individual personality, by virtue of which he is set apart
from ordinary men and treated as endowed with
supernatural, superhuman, or at least specifically
exceptional powers or qualities.
“Charismatic Leadership is "resting on devotion to the
exceptional sanctity, heroism or exemplary character of an
individual person, and of the normative patterns or order
revealed or ordained by him". – Max Weber
QUALITIES OF A CHARISMATIC
The Charismatic Leader gathers followers through dint
of personality and charm, rather than any form of
external power or authority. Some prominent qualities
of a charismatic leader are as follows:
ADVANTAGES OF CHARISMATIC
Ability to affect change
Energetic and driving leader
Sensitivity to people emotions
Vision and Articulation
Over Reliance on Leader
Lack of Clarity
Failure of Vision
Misarticulation Of Goals
CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
Leader influences the followers with
the dint of his personality and charm.
Leader inspires change through his
vision &passion to get things done.
Leader is the “head of the show”. Leader is open to followers’ input and
Vision fulfillment by stimulating
followers to leader’s vision.
Vision fulfillment inclusive of follower
and leader vision.
Charismatic leaders are most likely to
emerge in crisis situations.
Transformational leaders can emerge
at different levels of the organization.
Behavior aimed at leader‐driven goals
and promote feelings of obedience
and dependency in followers.
Behavior aimed at encouraging
teamwork and commitment to