Dimensions of Transformational Leadership Stronger effect on outcomes than

Dimensions of transformational leadership stronger

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Dimensions of Transformational Leadership - Stronger effect on outcomes than other leadership behaviorsIdealized Influence-behaving in ways that earn the admiration, trust, & respect of followers, causing followers to want to identify with & emulate the leader.Inspirational motivation-behaving in ways that foster an enthusiasm for & commitment to a shared vision of futureIntellectual stimulation-behaving in ways that challenges followers to be innovative & creative by questioning assumptions & reframing old situations in new waysIndividualized consideration-behaving in ways that help followers achieve their potential through coaching, development & mentoringHow Important is Leadership?Transformation leadership-affects the job performance of employees who report to the leader-Employees tend to have higher levels of task performance& engage in higher levels of citizenship behaviors-Employees tend to be more committed to their organizationMODERATE POSITIVE WITH JOB PERFORMANCE & STRONG POSITIVE ON ORGANIZATIONAL COMMITMENTSubstitutes for Leadership-suggests certain characteristics of the situation can constrain the influence of the leader, making it more difficult for the leader to influence employee performanceSubstitutes-reduces importance of the leader, simultaneously providing a direct benefit to employee performanceTask feedback, training & experience, professionalism, staff support, group cohesion, intrinsic satisfactionNeutralizes-only reduce the importance of the leader – they themselves have no beneficial impact on performanceTask stability, formalization, inflexibility, special distanceApplication: Leadership Training*Organizations spend over $125 Billion on employee learning & development, much devoted to management & supervisor training.*Many training programs focus on transformational leadership content, and research suggests programs effective-Managers who participated in training were rated higher in transformational behaviors after, despite charisma is somewhat dependent on personality & genetic factors-Their employees reported higher levels of organizational commitmentMovie: Star Trek= inspirational appeal and idealized influenceBoth are transformational leadershipMovie: Lincoln = inspirational appeal and idealized influence
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