Leadeship Styles and Theories

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Leadership Styles and Theories Introduction Leadership effectiveness is always challenging for any organizational leader. Especially with the fast paced global market that is constantly changing and requiring the organization and its leaders to adapt quickly in order to remain effective. Therefore, developing the right style becomes an important role in the ability and the effectiveness of a leader and his team. Knowing the different leadership styles, will enable leaders to choose the right style to empower their team to reach organizational goals and objectives. The purpose of this paper is to examine three leadership styles, analyze how leadership styles are developed and modified, and evaluate the leadership style of the author. Styles of Leadership Leadership style is referred to stable behaviors that leaders display to “elicit effective performance from others, which involves leading and influencing the development of shared values, vision, and expectations to enhance organizational goals and overall effectiveness” (Giltinane, 2013, p. 35). The style of leadership that one chooses to execute can either make or break the cultural climate within an organization. While there is not once concise style of leadership that will work in every situation, it is important to know the styles and how they may affect behaviors within an organization. As leaders, awareness of the different styles of leadership will make them self-aware of their own personal style of

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