The Leadership Qualities Of Present Prime Minister Of Australia

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Executive summary

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Introduction

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Describe the leader’s background
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Describe their approach to leadership
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What are two key challenges they have faced as a leader ?
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What have you learned about leadership from studying this particular leader
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References

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Executive Summary
This report analyses the political career of the present Prime Minister of Australia, Malcolm Turnbull. The first part of the report looks in the background of the Prime Minister and then in the second part analyses and evaluate his leadership style. The latter part of the report discusses the key challenges such as becoming the prime minister of the country by standing against the previous Prime Minister Tony Abott and also
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On 14 September 2015, after consistently poor opinion polling for the government, Turnbull challenged Abbott for the Party leadership, and won the subsequent ballot by 10 votes. Turnbull was sworn in as Prime Minister the following day, and formed the Turnbull Government.
Turnbull became Prime Minister and Leader of the Liberal Party of Australia after he defeated the incumbent Tony Abbott at the September 2015 Liberal leadership ballot. He is leading the incumbent Coalition government against the Shorten Labour Opposition at the 2016 federal election. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Malcolm_Turnbull 2015)

2.) Describe their approach to leadership
There are many styles of leadership that have been identified by scholars. For the purpose of this report following will be discussed.

Transformational Leadership Style – The transformational leadership can be defined as a process where "leaders and their followers raise one another to higher levels of morality and motivation (Burns 2010 )". Transformational leaders have clear set of goals and motivate the followers to look beyond their own interest and achieve these common set of goals and these goals are communicated to the followers well advanced. These leaders are highly skilled in people orientation management. Transformational leadership style is more suitable

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