Essential Components Of Effective Leadership

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Abstract The purpose of this research is to establish the necessary components of effective leadership. The findings from this research will contribute to the overall study of leadership and provide relevant information to those who are looking to become better leaders. Leadership is a very large topic to cover, but the findings for this project argue that there are fourteen necessary components that all leaders must have in order to successfully lead others. Tier one components include: engage, humility, integrity, empowering, develop, adapt, sustain, and learn. These are structural components leaders must possess in order to efficiently lead others. The tier two components include conflict management tactics such as accommodation,…show more content…
James 3:1 says “not many of you should become teachers, my brothers, for you know that we who teach will be judged with greater strictness” (ESV). The reason many are scared to lead is because they are scared to be held accountable for their actions as well as the actions of others. Leaders cannot be scared and effectively lead others, so they must stand tall at all times and take pride and responsibility in leading others to success. Christians must be leaders in this world to lead others to Christ, but they should also look to Christ for leadership and guidance just as He looks to God. John 5:30 says “I can do nothing on my own. As I hear, I judge, and my judgment is just, because I seek not my own will but the will of him who sent me” (ESV). Examples of leaders are all around today and in the Bible, and this literature review will present the fourteen necessary components of becoming an effective leader. Components of Effect Leadership In the article Effective Leadership for Sustainable Development, Akins, Bright, Brunson, and Wortham (2013) do an outstanding job of listing the components, compiled through both research and experience, they feel are necessary for effective leaders to possess. They list ten components, but only eight will
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