Leadership Styles And How Their Implementation Influence Organizations And Their Staff

1318 Words Jul 20th, 2016 6 Pages
Effective Leadership

Leaders are very important in any organization, but it depends on their leadership style that makes them effective leaders or not. There are many theories about leadership styles and how their implementation influence organizations and their staff. I consider that the best two leadership styles that identify effective nurse leaders and have been beneficial for both, staff and organizations are the Behavioral and the Path-Goal leadership styles. I feel identify with the style of these two theories and their theory agree with my way of thinking about leadership and the way I relate to others. Evaluating myself on them will be beneficial for my career and will give me a clear view in what I need to improve as a person and leader. This paper summarizes the Behavioral and Path-Goal leadership styles, and my score result and interpretation from each of the theories evaluation.
Behavioral Leadership Style
The Behavioral theory of leadership is based on the behavior of the leader. Nurse leaders that implement the behavioral leadership theory have task oriented behavior or relationship oriented behavior. The task oriented leader behaves in benefit of the organization, and focuses to achieve the goals of the organization. On the other hand, the relationship oriented leader main concern is the people. The leader’s behavior is focuses on the benefit of the staff (Northouse, 2016, p 71).
Path-Goal Leadership Style The Path-Goal leadership theory focusses on the…

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