Successful For Long Term Benefits Or Failures For The Organization

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successful for short term but they are not the type that looks towards long term benefits or failures for the organization that they lead. Narcissistic leaders are so caught up in their own needs and wants that they neglect those in both the organizations and those others that work there. They are about self-fulfillment and spend more time building their egos rather than building a sustainable organization. When their ideas and choices fail they blame others rather than taking accountability for their own actions and decisions, and that can cause anger and dissention among the people who work under the leader and that ends up hurting the organization and the future of it both it and the employees that work there. People have a tendency…show more content…
Covenant leaders have the ability to empower those who work in their organizations by “giving people meaningful work to do and treating them well as they do it” (Moisan, 2007 p. 95) as this stills trust both in the workers and by the leader. Conclusion This paper has looked at two different types of leadership styles and the traits that encompass those styles. One is like night and the other like day they are the opposite of each other in most every way. One of the ways that they do share a similarity is that given the circumstances both can in their own way be effective. Question is though can they both be sustainable for the long term. Narcissistic leadership styles are only as good as the leader can feel his or her own personal needs and agenda are being met. The covenant leaderships ways can be as they always look at how to go from good leaders to great leaders, they look towards the big picture and put others and the organization before themselves they are great mentors who can teach and pass the torch so to speak onto the next generation of leaders knowing that the style and legacy that they have shown and provided with will carry on. In James 3:16-17 “For where jealousy and selfish ambition exist, there will be disorder and every vile practice. But the wisdom from above is first pure, then peaceable, gentle, open to reason, full of mercy and good fruits, impartial and sincere” (Holy
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