Essay Leading Quietly

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Leading Quietly Leading quietly is the ability to influence individuals or groups toward the achievement of goals. Quiet Leadership, as a process, shapes the goals of a group or organization, motivates behavior toward the achievement of those goals, and helps define group or organizational culture behind the scenes. It is primarily a process of influence. Quiet leaders carrier a sixth sense and one who can envision the changing processes in the sense that, while influence is always present, the persons exercising that influence may change. Possession of influence depends upon the situation and upon the relevancy of the individual's skills and abilities to the situation. For example, if a particular individual has the…show more content…
Coaching style will also be useful on employees who need praise to build their self-esteem. This coaching style provides some direction with plenty of support. Support is important in building confidences and praise is needed to boost self-esteem. If the employee’s confidence and self esteem is increased their commitment to the company and their ability to complete job duties will increase. This will ultimately improve the employee’s productivity and morale (Maccoby, p. 49). The third style of leadership is supporting. Supporting is similar to the coaching style but employees are not in need of direction. The employees who require a supportive leader already have the skills and knowledge of their job duties but either lacks motivation or confidence. This type of employee requires a lot of praise to encourage motivation and improve confidences. The supportive style can also be used to build relationships or gain coworkers confidence (Maccoby, p 52). The fourth style is delegating. Delegating allows the leader to turn over some responsibilities to employees who demonstrate both excellent job knowledge and the ability to work well with little supervision or support. This style would seem to be the ideal style, if you have a team of employees that all work well, are responsible and are committed to you and the company. All you have to do is release some authority and resist the urge to make all the decisions.
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