Transformational leadership addendum

Essay by professordebUniversity, Master'sA+, September 2007

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Transformation Leadership

Embarking upon the two and a half years as a doctoral student, Ms. AppleBee Cee has learned many new forms of leadership since revising her Management 716 transformational leadership plan. How organizations' leadership chooses to manage and guide employees is the result of individual management training and experiences, in addition to the beliefs people have about how others discover knowledge and what motivates them. Understanding the limitations of internal and external business forces will help leaders improve their ability to harness the talent of their organizations. As CEO of a small business venture, AppleBee Cee is excited about incorporating new leadership models during year three of her doctoral residency.

To improve on leadership abilities, AppleBee Cee will update her management theories to empower her personal repertoire of leadership styles. As CEO of ABC , she plans to re-engineer her transformational leadership style, philosophy of knowledge, and understanding of organizational theories and designs to form an addendum for leadership strategies for group communications, team building, and coaching skills to attain organizational objectives, and an improved leadership style.

DeBorah's Construction of Leadership Styles

Researchers (Manz, 1991) investigation of leadership styles from the 1900s to the 1950s, made comparisons between the characteristics of leader and follower. The analyses showed that no particular attribute or combination of attributes completely explained a leader's abilities. Researchers then began to examine how leader's skills and behaviors influence workforce situations. Leadership studies in the 1970s and the 1980s again focused on the individual characteristics of leaders organizations, whether or not they influence the effectiveness and success of their workforce. The studies concluded that leaders and leadership are vital but multifaceted organization components (Manz, 1991).

While researchers have used different terminology to describe...