Posted on 19th July 2018 at 09:33
Do you follow the classic definition of a leader: someone who aims to influence and motivate employees to meet organisational goals and effectiveness?
If you’re doing your job, then this definition might sound familiar.
But let’s get more specific. Do you have a leadership style that you usually use?
Most leaders generally adhere to one or two preferred styles of leadership with which they feel comfortable. But the challenge is that great leaders have multiple leadership styles in their toolkit and they are adept at diagnosing situations and using the right leadership styles at the right times.
Below are five styles drawn from theory and research on leadership that I think are important for all leaders to have in their toolkit: