Leadership Models And Organizational Culture

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Leadership Models & Organizational Culture Cornelius Cash Grand Canyon University LDR804-Leading across Cultures September 7, 2016 Ethical Leadership Models Leaders that demonstrate a commitment to behaving in an ethical manner are viewed as trustworthy and subordinates gravitate toward them. Ethical leaders have a solid foundational belief in honesty and trustworthiness and disseminate these principles throughout the organization. This paper will present ethical leadership models as tools for shaping organizational culture. An overview of which leadership models, styles, and traits are most commonly accepted as ethical across the greatest array of social cultures. This document will culminate with a selection of a particular…show more content…
Strategic Leadership The ability to influence others to commit to accomplishing organizational goals and objectives is the fundamental basis of strategic leadership. The objective of strategic leadership is to develop long-term success for a going concern. This cannot be accomplished without developing a financially stable organization. Executives are required to formulate, implement and evaluate strategic initiatives in order to build sustainability into the fiber of the organization. Strategic leadership requires the leader to think in the abstract and make unprogrammed decisions in planning the future of the organization. Cultural Leadership Style Every organization must strive to attain the highest level of excellence without breaking ethical principles. This requires a strong participative culture of tolerance and respect for diversity. Leaders cannot be autocratic but inspirational in their relationship with subordinates. Research by Johansson, Miller & Hamrin (2014) found leaders who developed effective, synchronous communication lines and utilize them to share their vision with subordinates were most effective. Subordinates were more responsive to the leader’s vision when communication was initiated through memos, meetings and email. Leadership, Ethics and Social Cultures Research by Sheppard, Sarros & Santora (2013) and Surijah (2016) identify two primary leadership
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