Leadership Is The Best Leader That You Can Be Essay

780 Words Nov 27th, 2016 4 Pages
Cohen 1

Leadership philosophy

Leadership, what is the true meaning of the word leadership. Well over the course of this semester we have learned all about what leadership mean, what are the different type of leader, and how to become the best leader that you can be. First Per study by Davis in the latest PowerPoint that we went over in class it states, “Leadership is a part of management but not all of it… Leadership is the ability to persuade others to seek defined objectives enthusiastically”. Personally, its saying a leader is someone that has multiple traits that can influence people in a group to work together when a problem occurs to get to their objective. Those traits that I’m mention can be a list of anything but you can simple break them down into Mintzberg’s Ten Key Managerial Roles which are; figurehead, leader, liaison, monitor, disseminator, spokesperson, entrepreneur, disturbance handler, resource allocator, and negotiator.
Moving onto what makes you a good leader, to do so you must pick between one of the three most common style of leadership that were mention in the chapter twelve PowerPoint lecture on leadership. The first style of leadership is called Autocratic: the manager makes the decisions, tells employees what to do, and closely supervises them. Next is Democratic: the manager encourages employee participation in decisions, works with them to determine what to do, and doesn’t supervise them closely. The last style is Laissez-faire: the manager…

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