What Are The Advantages And Disadvantages Of Distributive Leadership

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DISTRIBUTED
Opportunity for change because of different ideas and opinions being involved in the process of a leader
Encourages teamwork
Adds more roles but not more leaders
Model for stronger leadership
Provides the hands on, day to day coaching and support that helps teachers make a real difference in their students lives.

Work will become more fragmented if there is no core value and mission that is worked towards.
There may be a lack of clarity about roles and present possibilities to bypass a level or authority, decision making process may slow down with the involvement of more people.
May devalue leadership role, with everyone thinking they can do it, focus for leadership may reduce
The disadvantages of distributive leadership is it cannot depict a perfectly organised system.

question and challenge the leadership principles that you used when taking part in experiences
After learning the transactional leadership style, I was able to adapt and change this to suit to my netball team and the environments were in. I challenged it by creating punishments that weren't too bad but weren't enjoyable so it questions if all punishments in a coaching environment need to be extreme and unpleasant where it affects how an individual thinks of their skills and capability. In these experiences, most cases there is always a punishment when using transactional leadership style. We need to challenge this by creating more rewards rather than punishments as from previous experience
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