The most important element of success in any organization is effective leadership.
Communication is necessary for effective leadership since it allows information to be passed
within the organization. In this assignment, I will analyze the leadership styles of Mary Jane, a
human resource manager at Itel Information Center, a communications company located in New
York City. To analyze how the leader influences others, I will use Charles Handy’s six methods
of influence. I will also use different theories related to leadership styles to describe her
communication. To describe the style that best fits Mary Jane, Goleman's six leadership styles
will be utilized and the leader’s position on the Tannenbaum-Schmidt leadership continuum will
be identified. I will also analyze Mary, her, place on the Blake and Mouton grid and analyze her
communication using the Hersey and Blanchard’s situational leadership theory. Finally, using
the French and Raven’s description of five leadership power types, I will discuss how the leader
The Charles Handy’s six methods of influence
According to Charles Handy, there are six methods of influence that leaders have. These
methods include; Fo...