Decision making and producing results are two responsibilities of any leader. As you continue to develop as a leader, you will be task with more situations where decision making and results will be a larger part of your evaluation.
Read the following articles along with this week’s lecture:
Firstly, The Effects of Organizational Citizenship Behaviors and Decision-Making Styles on Transformational Leadership Behavior
Secondly, How Leaders Communicate Big Ideas to Drive Business Results
Transformational leadership is a theory of leadership where a leader works with teams to identify need change, ; it is an integral part of the Full Range Leadership Model.
Transformational leadership is when leader behaviors influence followers and inspire them to perform beyond their perceived capabilities.
Transformational leadership inspires people to achieve unexpect or remarkable results. It gives workers autonomy over specific jobs, as well as the authority to make decisions once they have been train.
Transformational leaders behaviors are inspirational motivation, idealize influence, intellectual stimulation, individualize consideration.
Transformational leadership serves to enhance the motivation, morale, and job performance of followers through a variety of mechanisms
these include connecting the follower’s sense of identity and self to a project and to the collective identity of the organization; being a role model for followers in order to inspire them and to raise their interest in the project;
challenging followers to take greater ownership for their work, and understanding the strengths and weaknesses of followers, which allows the leader to align followers with tasks that enhance their performance.
It is also important to understand the qualities a transformational leadership can bring to a work organization.
Transformational leadership enhances commitment, involvement, loyalty, and performance of followers.
Followers exert extra effort to show support to the leader, emulate the leader to emotionally identify with him, maintain obedience without losing any sense of self esteem
. Transformational leaders are strong in the abilities to adapt to different situations, share a collective consciousness, self-manage, and be inspirational while leading a group of employees
Using these articles as suggestions, develop strategies that will drive your decision-making practice and produce results as a leader. Be sure to include specific examples of:
Firstly, Intentional and unintentional approaches
Secondly, A planned decision-making process
Thirdly, Practice that will assist you in achieving goals for the organization