21th Century Leadership Essay

980 Words Sep 22nd, 2015 4 Pages
Generally the most effective kind of leadership revolves around honesty and integrity. Leaders who are straight forward and report the truth even when it’s bad tend to gain more respect and support (Taylor Fernley). Leader plays an important role in every organization. A leader’s role in an organization can impact an organization’s success and leads it toward achieving its goals. The aim of this paper is to analyze the leadership style of a chosen founder of an organization, the impact they’ve made on their industry, as well as their relationship in the workforce. This paper discussed the leadership style of Jeff Bezos founder and CEO of Amazon. Transformational …show more content…
One of the reason Jeff is so successful is because he’s very passionate about what he does which is an essential quality I think every leader should have. One of Jeff’s most driving passions was to build “The Everything Store” which I think he’s been very successful at. Today you can find just about anything on amazon. "Our vision is to be the world's most consumer-centric company, where customers can come to find anything they want to buy online." (Jeff Bezos) A motivational leader
Jeff Bezos is a motivational leader, he’s one of those leaders that are willing to go first, set example, and act as role model. "I think one thing I find very motivating and I think this is probably a very common form of motivation or cause of motivation is, I love people counting on me, and today it's so easy to be motivated, because we have millions of customers counting on us at Amazon.com. We've got thousands of investors counting on us. And, we're a team of thousands of employees all counting on each other. (Jeff Bezos, 2014)
Pace Setter Transactional Leader
Jeff Bezos is a pace setter transactional leader. He has set the pace for the boom in ecommerce by creating a transactional interface that is copied by most online merchants. Transactional leadership focuses on the role of supervision, organization and group performance. As a transactional leader, Jeff Bezos sets a high standard of performance for himself and his

Related Documents