Leadership In the 21st Century and Strategic Development of an Organization

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Leadership In the 21stCentury and StrategicDevelopment of anOrganization
Table of ContentsINTRODUCTION...........................................................................................................................1MAIN BODY...................................................................................................................................1Theme 1: To identify the concept of Leadership........................................................................1Theme 2: To determine the Key Competencies for 21st Century Leaders.................................2Theme 3: To determine how leadership helps in the strategic development of an organization4CONCLUSION................................................................................................................................5REFERENCES................................................................................................................................6
INTRODUCTIONLeadership plays an effective role in every business and it is the action of leading a groupof people or in an organization. Therefore, the main purpose of this report is to undertake acritical review of literature in relation to key themes in the Strategic Business and Management.In the same, the present study is also critically review the importance of leadership in thismodern era and also show the relationship of leadership with the strategic development of anorganization with different examples.MAIN BODYTheme 1: To identify the concept of LeadershipAccording toYukl and Yukl, (2015)leadership is the ability of an individual thatinfluence and guide the followers or other members of an organization. Further, leadership alsoinvolves making difficult decision, creating and articulation a clear vision, establishing to anachievable goals and also provide followers with the knowledge and tools that are necessary toattain the goals. On the other side,Finkelstein, Hambrick and Cannella, (2016)critic thatleadership is consists of research area and a practical skill that encompasses the capabilities of anindividual or an organization in order to lead or guide others for attaining defined goals of acompany. Thus, the author also states that the leaders and their leadership skills plays animportant role in the growth of any organization. Therefore, it is the continuous process whereleader of a firm are monitor their subordinate in order to make sure that their efforts are going inthe same direction and they are not deviate from their goals.Moreover,Yukl (2018)bring another concept of leadership in which they state thatleadership in 21stcentury is based on influencing the behavior of others. It is that ability where aleaders determinant the behavior of people in such a manner that they seek willingly andenthusiastically in order to attain the common goals of a business. Therefore, it has beenanalyzed that leadership skills takes an organization to some new heights where the leaderscreate a vision and analyses the things in different manner because of possessing the positiveattitude. Further, through leadership, the leaders find a way that enables the whole organizationinto a right path. On the other side, it has been critically evaluated byStogdill (2014)that whenconsidering the past and modern trend in a leadership and it was also discusses in a heroic viewin 18thand 19thcentury which was based on the deficiency perspective of people. Author alsodescribes when a leadership is possessed by an individual, then they should also have the1
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