Discuss the Advantages and Disadvantages of Some Common Leadership Styles and Evaluate How Modern Managers Can Best Implement Them to Deal with the Challenges They Face in the 21st Century.

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Discuss the advantages and disadvantages of some common leadership styles and evaluate how modern managers can best implement them to deal with the challenges they face in the 21st century. "Today's increasingly competitive, dynamic business landscape requires the ability to change, evaluate, and implement new courses of action" (Bucic, Ramburuth and Robinson, 2010: 228-248). The importance of the leadership and its significant impact on the business's performance , productivity of the organization and turnover is clear for most business people and scholars. It is a subject that has long excited interest among people (Yukl, 2010: 19). In addition, it has been classified in many different ways. However, this essay intends to explore…show more content…
In the face of such challenges, the transformational and charismatic leader, sometimes referred to as the visionary or inspirational leader, represents a style of leadership that may be capable of facilitating adaptation to a changing environment and navigating organizations through the chaos of the twenty-first century. (Jon L.Pierce, 2008: 337) Reference List: Avolio, B.J. and Bass, B.M. (2002) Developing Potential Across a Full Range of Leadership, New jersey: Lawrence Ebrlbaum Associates, Inc. Bucic, T., Ramburuth, P. and Robinson, L. (2010) 'Effects of leadership style on team learning', Journal of Workplace Learning, vol. 22, no. 4, Jan, pp. 228-248. Chaudhry, A.Q. and Javed, H. (2012) 'Impact of Transactional and Laissez Faire Leadership Style on Motivation', International Journal of Business and Social Science, vol. 3, no. 7, April, pp. 258-264. Goleman, D. (2000) 'Leadership that gets results', Business And Economics, Business And Economics--Banking And Finance, vol. 78, no. 2, Mar/Apr, pp. 78-90, Available: http://search.proquest.com/docview/227837312?accountid=15390. Jon L.Pierce, J.W.N. (2008) Leaders & the Leadership Process, 5th edition, McGraw-Hill.

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