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Bass' Transformational Leadership Theory

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Leadership can be defined as a process by which one individual influences others toward the attainment of group or organizational goals. Three points about the definition of leadership should be emphasized. First, leadership is a social influence process. Leadership cannot exist without a leader and one or more followers. Second, leadership elicits voluntary action on the part of followers. The voluntary nature of compliance separates leadership from other types of influence based on formal authority. Finally, leadership results in followers' behavior that is purposeful and goal-directed in some sort of organized setting. ...
in which one person can enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task." Definitions more inclusive of followers have also emerged. Alan Keith stated that, "Leadership is ultimately about creating a way for people to contribute to making something extraordinary happen." Tom DeMarco says that leadership needs to be distinguished from posturing. Leadership remains one of the most relevant aspects of the organizational context. However, defining leadership has been challenging and definitions can vary depending on the situation. According to Ann Marie E. McSwain , Assistant Professor at ...
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El fenómeno del liderazgo: Principales desarrollos teóricos y ...
El campo constituido por el liderazgo es muy diverso e incluye un amplio espectro de teorías, definiciones, evaluaciones, descripciones, prescripciones y filosofías. Su estudio se ha abordado desde diferentes disciplinas y perspectivas tales como la historia, la teoría psicodinámica, la teoría del desarrollo organizacional y la sociología (Yukl, 2002). El paradigma dominante en el estudio del liderazgo evolucionó desde modelos más estáticos basados en los rasgos de los líderes como por ejemplo las teorías del gran hombre o los modelos conductuales como los de la ... market research, surveys and trends
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“When did the DNI’s new leadership start determining that we had to give up rights so we can protect a vulnerability in our nation-state’s security? What is the real DNI agenda? When will the HUMINT capabilities be improved and increased? When will the funds be pulled from Covert Action intelligence operations so the funds can be used for greater results? Tell me when you news people will really get the more important stories going? ” –Leutrell Osborne, Sr. “The future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.” –Rilke Leutrell Osborne, Sr. bids for Director ... market research, surveys and trends

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BASS' TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP THEORY

Jordanian managers' leadership styles in comparison with the ...
Purpose--The research reported in this paper aims to examine the newer leadership styles and their implication for implementing knowledge management in Jordanian organizations. The research seeks to investigate Jordanian managers' leadership styles and then compare them with managers in other organizations with different cultures, such as the International Air Transport Association (IATA). Design/methodology/approach--A survey of 120 managers from Jordan and IATA was undertaken using an established measurement instrument. Findings--Results revealed that meanwhile IATA managers preferred transformational rather than ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
A test of transformational and transactional leadership styles on ...
This study tested the transformational leadership theory among managers at functional levels in United Arab Emirates (UAE) banks. The UAE banking sector was chosen due to its importance in the U.A.E. economy and its significant contribution to the Emirates GDP. The paper examines the effects of both transformational and transactional leadership styles of bank managers/supervisors on employees' satisfaction and self-perceived performance. Self-esteem and leadership disposition (Romance of Leadership) of employees were hypothesized to act as moderators. Data was collected from employees working in national and ... industry trends, business articles and survey research
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Bass' Transformational Leadership Theory
Bass' Transformational Leadership Theory. This is in contrast with pseudo- transformational leadership, where, for example, in-group/out-group 'us and them ' ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
Transformational leadership, transnational culture and political ...
which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. Following the demise of Jordan's King Hussein bin Talal to cancer in 1999, the country's Al-Amal Center was transformed from a poorly perceived and ineffectual cancer care institution into a Western-style comprehensive cancer center. Renamed King Hussein Cancer Center (KHCC), it achieved improved levels of quality, expanded cancer care services and achieved Joint Commission International accreditation under new leadership over a three-year period (2002–2005). An exploratory case research ... technology research, surveys study and trend statistics
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP
n the beginning there was Max Weber's (1947) story of charismatic leaders, heroes that transformed and changed the world, until they were ousted or succeeded by bureaucratic or traditional authority.  Sir MacGregor Burns (1978) studied Weber and reasoned that transactional leaders were like the bureaucrats, and charismatic heroic leaders were the transformation leaders.  Burns set sail from the Isle of Behavior, already having sailed to the Isle of Traits, and had heard of the Isle of Situation (but did not go there). Burns came to settle on the Isle of Transformational ...
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How cultural diversity within groups may affect communication ...
There is a host of perspectives on this, meaning that the outcomes of cultural diversity are not clear enough to prevent researchers from making a career of arguing about it. One view holds that diversity offers an additive advantage to a group/firm. Each cultural view is a discrete resource from which to draw upon. Robert Grant sort of holds this in his view of "multinational advantage" (1987) A more optimistic view believes that cultural differences are actually differences in "knowledge", so they create combinatoric benefits. Each culturally unique addition increases the "performance" of the group/organization geometrically. ...
Psychology: social psychology, david m boje, charismatic leadership
   In the beginning there was Max Weber's (1947) story of charismatic leaders, heroes that transformed and changed the world, until they were ousted or succeeded by bureaucratic or traditional authority.  Sir MacGregor Burns (1978) studied Weber and reasoned that transactional leaders were like the bureaucrats, and charismatic heroic leaders were the transformation leaders.  Burns set sail from the Isle of Behavior, already having sailed to the Isle of Traits, and had heard of the Isle of Situation (but did not go there). Burns came to settle on the Isle of Transformational Leadership (there is an ...