A Transformational And Transformational Leadership

1104 WordsFeb 21, 20165 Pages
Leaders all over the world have different styles of leadership with which to lead their team and their organizations to success. The different styles are authoritarian, procedural, laissez-faire, and I happen to be a transformational and participative leader. Being a leader also has different components that are necessary for success, like the C.O.A.T. assessment which stands for Communication, Opportunity, Advisory, and Talent. I will be discussing how I can implement this assessment in correlation with my leadership styles to create the best results, and foster the best team in my organization. According to the assessment, I am a mix between a Participative and Transformational leadership, or a mix between Barack Obama, and Nelson…show more content…
I am in a sense surprised by these results, but then I agree with them as well. I can think back to my previous leadership position and think of examples of when I used these leadership styles. I clearly remember being democratic and consulting, especially when I needed help coming up with a solution or sought the opinions of my team members. I can also recall of times when I was a charismatic leader and used that to inspire my team to get the job done. The reason for my surprise is that I remember times when I was not so charismatic, or democratic, but I still managed to get myself and my team to get the job done. The majority of the time, however, I was democratic and/or charismatic. The part I have to disagree with is in terms of a transformational leader’s inability to focus or take care of fine details. I actually am very detail oriented so I can focus on the big picture and the small details on my own. In order to be a great leader, you need to thrive in effective communication skills. I can clearly see how my styles of leadership can come into play and help me rise above the rest in this skill. Being democratic I feel is where communication is necessary, you need to be able to talk to people and get them talking. A great way to get ideas flowing from everyone is through open communication, this way everyone can feel like a part of the team and a part of the decision making and this can also build trust in the leader and their
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