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Transcript of Transformational Leadership
By Tamara Hunter and Kristina Khoury
Tamara Hunter: Research, Prezi design, presentation
Kristina Khoury: Research, presentation
Develop a challenging and attractive vision together with the employees
Tie the vision to a strategy for its achievement
Develop the vision, specify and translate it to actions
Express confidence, decisiveness and optimism about the vision and its implementation
Realize the vision through small planned steps and small successes in the path for its full implementation.
demonstrated an incredibly charismatic vision and acted in a way that inspired others, a key element of idealized influence.
Definition & Basic Concepts
Transformational leadership occurs when leaders and followers make each other to advance to a higher level of morality and motivation
Through the strength of their vision and personality, transformational leaders are able to inspire followers to change expectations, perceptions, and motivations to work towards common goals
The "Four I's" of transformational leadership
Ordinary (transactional) leaders:
exchange tangible rewards for the work and loyalty of followers
Extraordinary (transformational) leaders:
Engage with followers
Focus on higher order intrinsic needs
Raise consciousness about the significance of outcomes
and new ways to achieve them
Transactional vs. Transformational Leadership
Impact of transformational leadership both on followers' creativity at the individual level and on innovation at the organizational level
Transformational leadership influences employees' creativity through psychological empowerment.
Martin Luther King
Steve Jobs highly encouraged innovation and creativity among his Apple employees, a key element of intellectual stimulation
James MacGregor Burns
Introduced the term
in place of
ordinary (transactional) leaders
extraordinary (transformational) leaders
Introduced four elements of transformational leadership
Bernard M. Bass
Bernard M. Bass, 1985
Tips for Transformational Leadership
Interest in transformational leadership over the past three decades
is the result of:
Peter Lynch of Fidelity
John Bogle of Vanguard
Significant global economic changes from early 1970s
Heightened levels of competition
Unstable and competitive environment in which significant organizational change was imperative
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It's hard enough to change a small company, but Mandela transformed an entire continent.
Transforming Leadership Concept
"Transformational leaders focus on followers, motivating them to high level of performance, and in the process, help followers develop their own leadership potential."
Developed by James MacGregor Burns in 1978
James MacGregor Burns is a historian and political scientist, presidential biographer, and authority on leadership studies
Burns first introduced the concept of
in his descriptive research on political leaders
What is it?
James MacGregor Burns. 1978
(Gumusluoglu & Ilsev, 2009)