Leadership Styles : Transformational Leadership

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When in the workforce the fundamental element of what makes a business function is organization. Organization is what helps things to flow, and consist of leaders who are there to direct the pathway of employees. What is a leader? A leader is an individual who is stable, encouraging to others, empower others, and create visions for other to create a better future. A leader is a role model to the professional environment, can handle stressful situations while being a stable center for people during times of change, and encourage others to do their best. While being a leader is very important, it is even more important to able to change the way people think, act and do things is something greater than being just a leader; this is a leadership style called transformational leadership. Transformational leadership is a style of leadership that an individual is admired by many co-workers, changes how things are done, improves the vision for the future and motivate to the entire work environment to be better as a whole. Fact is that leaders who develop the style of a transformational leader leads to a better organisation performance, and a better job/employee satisfaction. Transformational leadership is based on four components which are the following; idealized influence, inspirational motivation, intellectual stimulation and individual consideration (Bass (1995;1998), Hall et al (2002) and Barbuto (2005); with these four elements nursing leaders will be able shape an
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