The third leader is juror number eight who is the

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The third leader is Juror Number Eight who is the most obvious leader in the jury. His influential power changed the jury’s vote of 11 to 1 for the boy being guilty to 11 to 1 and then later all twelve to not guilty. Juror Eight did not show which side he was on, but tries his best to use logic to convince the jury that the boy is not guilty. The three jurors formed a distributed leadership by having different opinions and ways to persuade the jury to change their votes. All of them shared
alternative leadership qualities and activities. They also influenced the group to change their votes. Part 17: Five Qualities of Transformational Leadership One quality of transformational leadership that Juror Number Eight used was vision . He did this by looking at the situation he was put in, and seeing it in a way that would get everyone to challenge how they see it. Throughout the entire process he never once said that he felt the boy was innocent, but he constantly said that he did not know. His vision for the entire trial was not to blindly accuse the boy, but rather question his surroundings and ask his peers to do the same. The second quality that he used was self-confidence . Any follower can tell when their leader is not confident in what they are doing, and typically when the leader is unsure then the followers will be too. It was essential for Juror Number Eight to show large amounts of self-confidence for this reason. If he would not have had the confidence he did within himself, it would have been very easy for the other jurors to walk over him and cause him to fold. Being sure with yourself and truly knowing what you stand for are important traits for any leader to possess. The need for both of them are taken to new levels however, when one is trying to ask their followers to question their own beliefs. A third quality that was used by Juror Number Eight was the ability to inspire trust . Trust is arguably the most needed trait for a follower to have in their leader. If Juror Number Eight would have not been able to initially inspire trust within Juror Nine during the first secret ballot vote they took, the entire case would
have been called. Since Juror Number Eight was able to do this though, a chance for further conversation was able to happen, which resulted in the boy being found not guilty. The fourth quality that Juror Number Eight showed was forming a relational power base within the other jurors. If he would have come across in a cold and uneducated manner then the other jurors may have not have had such an easy time giving him a chance to talk about the case. He was able to convey himself in a manner which showed that not only was he knowledgeable about what he was doing, but that he was also a human being that others wanted to believe in.

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