Leadership And Leadership Theory Of Leadership

1341 Words Jun 26th, 2016 6 Pages
Leadership Application
Jesus Cabral
Brandman University

The author of this paper has been in various leadership positions for over 20 years. Some positions held by the author have been team leader, Operations Manager, General Manager, and Director of Operations. The author has lead teams with various degrees of education and from many cultures. The leadership theories studied during OLCU 400 will assist this leader though experienced to become much more effective and focus on those areas that bring the most impact and benefit to the organization he works for. This paper identifies three leadership theories and that the author chose to discuss and apply to his leadership practice at work.
According to the Business Dictionary, Leadership is the activity of leading a group of people or an organization or the ability to do this (Leadership n.d.). An additional easy to understand explanation of leadership is Daft’s description: Leadership is according to Influence based relationship among leaders and followers who intend real changes and outcomes that reflect their shared purposes (Daft 2015).
We are all in due course going to become leaders; even though the core leadership theories relate to the occupational leader, we find leaders in every household through parental leadership, community leaders, accordingly, identifying how to become an effective leader in the real world will enrich our leadership effectiveness, in order to become an effective, successful…
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