The role of leadership in an organisation is important in terms of creating vision, mission, determination and establishment of objectives, designing strategies, policies and methods to accomplish efficacy along with directing and coordinating the efforts and organisational accomplishments. Top quality leadership is fundamental to accomplish mission and vision alongside adapting to the progressions happening in the outer condition. Leadership has a direct cause and effect relationship upon organizations and their achievement. Pioneers decide values, culture, change resistance and representative inspiration. They shape institutional methodologies including their execution and effectiveness. Leaders can seem at any level of an institution and are not exclusive to organisation. Successful leaders do, however, have one thing in mutual. They influence those around them in order to procure maximum benefit from the organization’s assets, including its most energetic and exclusive: its people. With leadership potentially playing such a dynamic role in the success of information centres and patron experiences, it is beneficial to consider the unlike types of leaders and their potential impact on organization’s performance Existing leadership theories term leaders based upon traits or how influence and power are used to attain goals. When using trait-based metaphors, leaders may be categorized as autocratic, bureaucratic or charismatic. If observing leadership from the viewpoint of the exchange of power and its utilization to protected outcomes, leaders are situational, transactional or transformational. Below is a brief scrutiny of each common leadership style listed above and their probable impact on a group as well as their relative utility.
Relationship between Leadership Styles and Organizational Performance
There is a significant impact of the leadership styles on organizational performance. The leadership style impacts the culture of the organization which, in turn, effects the organizational performance.
Types of Leadership
Transformational leadership style
Charismatic leadership style
Transactional leadership style
Bureaucratic leadership style
Effectiveness of leadership style varies by situational contexts. It cannot mutually benefit both: leaders or workforces. There is as such no right or wrong leadership style. It depends on the leaders what they want to achieve. But if the end goal is to sustain the organisation from generation to generation, one must adopt transformational leadership, as transformational leaders can reassure and facilitate change in their subordinates and boost their growth and creativity. Transformational leaders have high expectations for themselves and others. But instead of laying down the law, these leaders “walk the walk” and perfect the standards of behaviour they anticipate from the team.
If the goal of the leader is to smooth line the entire journey in organisation, then leader should adopt autocratic or charismatic leadership, depending on their work style. It aids the journey in becoming faster and less painful for the leader. At the end, whatever may be the style, a leader is the one who “KNOWS the way, GOES the way and SHOWS the way”.
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