Transformational leadership can lead to a positive impact on performance and behavior. Discuss how this occurs and provide an ex. of a leader you have worked with who has done this successfully or who could use transformational leadership.
Transformational leadership is a style of leadership where the leader is charged with identifying the needed change, creating a vision to guide the change through inspiration and executing the change in tandm with commited members of the group.
There are four components of transformational leadership:
1. Idealized influence.
2. Inspirational motivation.
3. Individualized consideration.
4. Intellectual stimulation.
In 1973, the earliest writing on transformational leadership appeared, when J.V. Downton distinguished transformational leadership from transactional leadership. At the time, however, his work received little recognition