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1 Leadership Examination Selena Walker MGT/521 10 September 2018 Diane Roberts
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2 Leadership Examination This paper will describe three different types of behavioral leadership approaches task- oriented, relationship-oriented, and transformational. Explore the uses of Transformational Leadership, including the idea that the best leaders are both transactional and transformational while analyzing their potential advantages over the behavioral leadership approaches. Assess the four critical behaviors of transformational leaders for inspiring employees. It will identify a prominent leader and their dominant leadership style. Explain the two Situational Leadership Approaches. Different Types of Behavioral Leadership Approach Behavioral leadership approach concentrates on how leaders act and what they do to influence others effort to reach their mission or goal (Northouse, 2016, p. 71). A task-oriented leader centers to help others accomplish their goals. A relationship-oriented leader focuses on the interaction with others wanting them to feel good about themselves and working with others. A transformational leader strives to have other seek the mission or goal over their self-interest (Kinicki & Williams 2016, p.452-462). Transformational Leadership Transformational leadership is a process designed to help transform people. The leader's goal is to influence a person to strive to do more than they believed they were capable of accomplishing. Four key characteristics of behavior a transformational leader displays are they inspire motivation in their employees. They inspire trust, encourage excellence, and stimulate
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