The Relevant Theories Of Leadership Styles And Will Explore The Key Theories And Models

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In this essay, I would like to discuss the relevant theories about leadership styles and will explore the key theories and models critically. Also, I will examine the Chinese, Indian and Turkish cultures represented in my group. In order to describe these cultures, appropriate cross-cultural models will be followed. Next, I will identify the key differences in terms of management style between these cultures and how these differences might have affected the leadership in the team. Finally, I will talk about the experience of being managed in the team. There are significant amount of literature being published across different disciplines to understand the leadership concept. According to Burns and Kelly (2012), there is no comprehensive and accepted theory after decades of research because of complexity of the subject. Therefore, there are many different definitions of leadership. Locke (1991) explains leadership as a process of convincing others to act towards a common goal. The evolution of leadership theories might have started in the nineteenth century with the term “great man”. As Kirkpatrick (1996) explained the leaders had traits like nobody else. Carlyle (1907) claimed that leaders have special traits of character and the exceptional personality eventually distinguish these people from the rest. However, according to Ronald (2014), one was advised to copy these special traits to become a leader which was unlikely to succeed by imitation. At the same time, the Great

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