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Unformatted text preview: d the leader Reduces employee stress and increases wellbeing. CAN TRANSFORMATIONAL
LEADERSHIP BE TRAINED?
Yes! Transformational leadership is not a quality Yes! Transformational leadership is not a quality that only a few privileged individuals possess. Can transformational leadership
be trained? (cont)
There are two primary methods for transformational leadership training: a) individual coaching sessions
Studies by Julian Barling (Queen’s University, Canada) and Kevin Kelloway (St. Mary’s University, Canada) have shown that both training interventions are equally effective. Subordinates of trained managers report significantly more positive perceptions of their manager’s behaviors as well as higher organizational commitment than do subordinates of untrained managers. Small changes can make a
What happens if a manager doesn’t have the time or the resources to attend such a training program? Can they try to become a little more transformational in other ways? Small Changes Can Make a Big
Kevin Kelloway and Julian Barling suggest that managers can start behaving more transformational by:
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- Spring '14