Leadership Models and Theories

Top : Leadership Models and Theories - Perhaps the reason there are so many models and leadership models and theories is that we really don't know much about the whole process of leading and following, but it's a fascinating and important topic. Here we'll provide links to articles on models and theories of leadership.

  • Classical models of managerial leadership: trait, behavioural, contingency and transformational theory By Michele Erina Doyle and Mark K. Smith
    What is leadership? Here Michele Erina Doyle and Mark K. Smith explore some of the classical models of leadership. In particular they look at earlier approaches to studying the area via the notions of traits and behaviours, and to what has become known as contingency theory. From there they turn to more recent, 'transformational' theories and some issues of practice. (Added: 14-Jan-2010 Hits: 1420 )
  • Leadership Theories - Eight Major Models By na
    Interest in leadership increased during the early part of the twentieth century. Early leadership theories focused on what qualities distinguished between leaders and followers, while subsequent theories looked at other variables such as situational factors and skill level. While many different leadership theories have emerged, most can be classified as one of eight major types pop (Added: 14-Jan-2010 Hits: 2729 )
  • Ten Signs of an Incompetent Leader By Chris Ortiz
    This small article is a plug for a book about leadership, but it does discuss 10 weaknesses that an incompetent leader will display. Determine if you see yourself in any of the ten signs. If so, recognizing a weakness is the first step to change. (Added: 25-Feb-2010 Hits: 819 )
    Inspirational leadership perspective.For this dynamic of leadership to happen, for a leader to be able to cultivate an environment where leaders are nurtured within the group, he/she must ascend to the class of an Inspirational Leader. To attain this requires 8 ascents of psychological awareness. (Added: 19-Oct-2011 Hits: 329 )

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