Transformational Leadership : A Transformational Leader

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The second subgenre that falls under the relational theory is known as transformational leadership. Transformational leadership is one of the four types of leadership styles defined in Daft’s textbook. The transformational leader is the one that cares most about the well-being of others just like the servant leader. A transformational leader is able to develop not only followers, but is also able to develop the overall vision of the company in a positive manner. Deschamps (2016) found that, “The high correlation between transformational leadership behaviors and perceptions of justice also indicates that leaders are highly capable of promoting fairness.” The transformational leader is one that is able to keep calm while change is happening within the company.
There are four areas of transformational leadership that Daft describes within his text. The first stage is the leader has a plan for the future and makes change effortless for followers. Second the leader is able to motivate workers to become better for the group as a whole and not just on an individual level. Third the leader is able to make the worker realize how important they are to the company’s success. Lastly, the leader is able to make fellow workers become leaders just like him or her. Within each stage of transformational leadership, the worker is able to grow as an individual and help the company as a whole. This way of leadership is very positive towards helping workers reach their full potential and belief
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