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Leadership Definition Advantages A combined definition from various authors... Diversity Tranformational & Servant Leaderhip Characteristics Focuses on its employees needs instead of on reaching business objectives. Well suited to a fast paced and highly competitive business environment, like the one we are experiencing at the moment. The most relevant approach... Servant Leadership Transformational leadership 'A transformational process of social influence and ability to inspire, motivate and support individuals or group of people in order to achieve the common goals. Leaders are essential to create vision and co-operate with employees within the organization.’ 'It is the process of influencing the activities of an organized group in effort towards goals setting and goals achievement.'

(Buchanan and Huczyski, 2007). 'Leaders are essential.'

(Van Maurik, 2001). ‘It is an ability to inspire confidence and support among the people, who are needed to achieve organizational goals.’

(DuBrin, 2007). 'It is a process whereby an individual influences a group of individual to achieve a common goal.'

(Northouse, 2011). ‘It is not something you do to people: it’s something you do with them.’

(Blanchard and Hodges, 2003). ‘It is a process of social influences in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task.’

(Chemers, 1997). Isabel Alonso, Kasia Leszek, Christina Lindschouw, Chenyuan NI, Shanshan Yuan & Sion Owen. Collin Marshall Inspirational motivation

Intellectual Stimulation

Individualised Consideration

Idealised influence Developed by James McGregor Burns in 1978 (Barker et al., 2006). Behaviors Outcomes Articulation a vision

Setting a positive example

Communicating high performance expectations

Showing sensitivity to individual followers needs

Encouraging a team attitude

Providing intellectual stimulation Developmental and motivational change.
Leaders and followers take each other to advance to a higher level of moral and motivation. Listening





Building community Developed by Robert K. Greenleaf in 1970 (Stone et al., 2003). Main Characteristics 'Whoever desires to become great among you shall be your servant. And whoever of you desires to be first shall be slave of all.'
(BibleGateway, 1982). Jesus Christ The theory says... Concentrates on their
followers needs Leaders being
servants first Followers become
servants themselves Lack of Structure Lack of Authority Employee Satisfaction Lack of... Misuse of Influence Motivation Planning Advantages Disadvantages Disadvantages Although we believe that there are many leaders throughout an organisation and therefore there can be more than one suitable form of leadership. Comparison Both theories rely on Charismatic Leaders Servant Leadership Transformational Leadership It focuses on Followers Needs Static Environment Three key aspects:

Context Balanced mix of leadership approaches. Importance of leadership within the changing business environment. f THANK YOU!

Any Questions? REFERENCES Conclusion Growth Overemphasise on individuals Loyalty Limited Vision (Jones and Fenton-Smith, 2005). (Anderson, 2011) and (Duggan, 2011). (Taffinder, 1995). (Spears, 2005). (Spears, 2010). (Duggan, 2012) and (Anderson 2012). (Kokemuller, 2012). (Stone et al., 2003) and (Smith et al., 2004) (Stone et al., 2003) and (Smith et al., 2004) (Covey, 2007). (Piccolo and Colquitt, 2006). (Molero et al., 2007) Anderson, A. (2012), ‘The Advantages of the Servant Leadership Style', Demand Media. Available from: http://smallbusiness.chron.com/advantages-servant-leadership-style-11693.html [Electronically accessed 26 February, 2013.]

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