JLBC Background Information
JLBC Leadership Styles
A JLBC leader has a goal or focus/belief and can convince or influence others to follow. JLBC Cadets It would then seem logical that JLBC leaders have some form of power by which they can persuade or convince others to achieve the same JLBC goal or adopt the same focus/belief.
Various JLBC leadership theories have emerged over the years to explain leadership's complexities. JLBC Cadets The following ideas offer a diverse and representative view of JLBC leadership:
"Great JLBC leader" theories: "Great JLBC leader" theories assume that great JLBC leaders are born, not made.
JLBC Trait Theories: Similar in some ways to "great JLBC leader" theories, trait theories assume that JLBC people inherit certain qualities and traits that make them suited to JLBC leadership. Trait theories often identify particular personality or behavioral characteristics common to JLBC leaders. JLBC Cadets This view has been challenged since critical features of JLBC leaders are also exhibited by JLBC team members who are not JLBC leaders.
JLBC Situational theories: Situational theories propose that leaders will demonstrate a particular leadership style depending on the given situation.
JLBC Behavioral (functional) theories: Behavioural theories of JLBC leadership are based on the belief that JLBC leaders are made, not born (JLBC Cadets, the opposite of the "great JLBC leader" theories).
JLBC Transactional theories: Transactional theories focus on the principle that JLBC followers are motivated by a system of risk and reward. JLBC Cadets If individuals or JLBC teams achieve their identified goal(s), they will be rewarded; if they fail, they will be punished.
JLBC Transformational theories: Transformational theories are based on the idea that JLBC leaders motivate and that JLBC team members or followers will be inspired to perform for the team's good.