Three Leadership Approaches

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Three Leadership Approaches
Furthermore, there are three leadership approaches that I would not want to adopt which are Psychodynamic approach, Trait approach, and the Leader-Member Exchange Theory. According to Northouse (2013) the Psychodynamic Leadership Approach is proclaimed to being originated through your first leadership experiences. For instance, your first leaders would be your parents or caretakers. In addition, the psychodynamic approach is proclaimed to emphasize on the leaders-followers relationships, their personal character, and traits. However, I would not want to adopt this theory due to I feel that psychodynamic approach is not for normal individuals but more so to conduct studies and treatments for the abnormal people.
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One of the questionnaires to be implemented would be the Situational leadership assessment, which is essential for managers want to enhance their communication, directing or delegating leadership abilities. Furthermore, when a manager wishes to provide clear direction to their staff, when requesting them to effectively, they should become familiar with the staff leadership styles and development levels. According to Northouse (2013) situational leadership is composed of both directive and supportive dimension that should be applied appropriately in any given situation p. (99). To determine what is needed in a particular situation, a leader must evaluate her or his employees and assess how competent and committed they are to perform a given task (Northouse, 2013, …show more content…
Ethical theory is a system that is concerned with principles or rules to guide people into making the right or wrong decision or good and bad in a different situation (Northouse, 2013, p.424). The Perceived Leader Integrity Scale is a questionnaire that measured my personal ethical integrity. Based on my findings, I have the capability to engage in some unethical behaviors under certain conditions. Although I am not surprised with my result, it is difficult to expose my leadership behavior that would interpret into, I would engage unethically in a certain organizational setting. As a leader, it is important to uphold integrity, as it is essential to the development of ethical leadership. Being dishonest can be perceived as, you are not unreliable or that you do not trust the person in the relations to deal with the information you have (Northouse, 2013,

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