Characteristics Of A Transformational Leadership

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Characteristics of Good Leadership
Leadership comes in many facets. It is important to pick the right leadership depending on the situation. In this paper the key leadership that will be discussed is transformational leadership. Transformational leadership is a leadership style that has been adopted by a lot of individuals in the 21st Century. It is also a leadership style that leaders in the military have utilized to effectively train new Soldiers. Throughout this paper I will speak about the implementations of the transformational leadership style, the different attributes that are associated with it, and characteristics and qualities of my supervisor. My supervisor was given a leadership scorecard to self-assess her how leadership after which I will critique.
There are many definitions that illustrate the key characteristics of an effective leader, but the one that sticks out the most is transformational leadership. Transformational leadership involves a committed relationship between the leader and the subordinate (Schieltz, 2015). I believe this type of leadership describes the Army 100%. The Army is an organization that 's built on tradition, structure, and values, but over the years they are starting to lean towards the transformational leadership style. It is not just the leadership making the decisions for the organization, decisions also involve thoughts and ideas from subordinates as well. Leaders are allowing subordinates to get involved in…
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