Presentation on theme: "Transformational Leadership. Description New form of leadership identified in 1980. One third of all leadership research is now on this form. Transformational."— Presentation transcript:
Description New form of leadership identified in One third of all leadership research is now on this form. Transformational leadership fits the needs of today’s work groups who want to be inspired and empowered to succeed in times of uncertainty.
Description “transformational leadership is a process that changes people.” It is mainly concerned with emotions, values, ethics, and long term goals. Includes assessing followers’ motives, satisfying needs, and treating them as full human beings.
Description Involves an exceptional form of influence that moves followers to accomplish more than what is expected of them. Uses charisma and vision to motivate.
Definition Transformational leadership does not involve traditional power. Followers are motivated by the cause and simply guided by the leader. The followers need the leader because they represent the cause.
Defined Transformational leadership is the process whereby a person engages with others and creates a connection that raises the level of motivation and morality in both the leader and the follower. Helps both reach their full potential and go through a change. Hitler would not fit this definition as he did not raise morality.
Transformational Leaders Characteristics 1. Intellectual Stimulation They encourage followers to challenge norms and find new and better ways to accomplish tasks. Encourage creativity
Transformational Leaders Characteristics 2. Individualized Consideration Offer support to followers Listen to and encourage contributions from followers. Gives recognition to followers for achievement.
Transformational Leaders Characteristics 3. Inspirational Motivation Transformational leaders have a clear vision that they are able to articulate to followers. These leaders are also able to help followers experience the same passion and motivation to fulfill these goals.
Transformational Leaders Characteristics 4. Idealized Influence– The transformational leader serves as a role model for followers. Because followers trust and respect the leader, they emulate this individual and internalize his or her ideals.
Transformational Model – Kouzes and Posner Developed the fundamental practices that enable leaders to get extraordinary things done. Model the Way Inspire a shared vision Challenge the process Enable others to act Encourage the heart
Transformational Leadership Fundamental Practices Model the Way Clear about their own values and philosophy Set a personal example an example for others by their own behaviour.
Transformational Leadership Fundamental Practices Inspire a Shared Vision Visions guide people’s behaviour. They are able to visualize a better future Leaders challenge others to transcend the status quo to do something for others.
Transformational Leadership Fundamental Practices Challenge the Process Willing to step into the unknown Take risks and try new things to make things better. Learn from mistakes as they go
Transformational Leadership Fundamental Practices Enable Others to Act Builds trust, teamwork and collaboration with followers They create environments where people can feel good about their work and how it contributes to the greater community or cause.
Transformational Leadership Fundamental Practices Encourage the Heart Reward followers and show appreciation Creates a collective identity and community spirit This model is not about personality, it is about practice.