Leadership Styles Of A Leadership

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Leadership involves the capacity to lead, influence, and motivate followers to accomplish goals effectively. This literature review will discuss the various leadership styles and linkage between the followers. The leadership styles of transformational, charismatic, servant, leader-member-exchange theory leaders share a common interest the follower. The servant leader serves others before self. The transformational leader inspires and charismatic leader charms the followers. A leader common goal is his or her role to the follower.
Methodology of Review
The research studies chosen for this literature review focused on leadership styles of prison wardens, effective leaders in private sectors, and professionals in an a university
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Three studies were quantitative methods, comprised of Likert style questionnaires. Surveys or questionnaire were sent to sample study participants by work email, personal email or sent by regular mail. Two of the studies include telephone or face to face interviews as data collection. One study researched scholarly articles online university library.
Data Collection Instrument
Parris and Peachey (2012) article A Systematic Literature Review of Servant Leadership examines an initial system literature review (SLR) methodology actively practiced in the medical sciences is in contrast to traditional literature reviews. Parris and Peachey introduction of conducting a (SLR) in a management discipline with goals to advance the servant leadership theory while identifying and synthesizing through researching empirical studies of servant leadership theory (2012, pp.378-379). At the same time author George Sparks’ framework for the histrionics of charismatic leadership is qualitative in nature. Sparks (2014) article examines the intentional techniques and theatrics employed by charismatic leaders to captivate and reach a target audience on an effective and personal level (p. 6. Para. 2). In contrast to charismatic leadership studies of Vinod & Sudhaker (2013) article Servant Leadership: A unique art of leadership, data collection methods explore writings of scholars such as Greenleaf, Burns, Bass, and biblical scriptures mentioning Jesus Christ.
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