Leadership Styles (Managing Organizational Change) Essay
The purpose of this paper is to use the course concepts to expand upon the topic of leadership styles. I will define leadership and management; explain how the two play a role during organizational change management and how this information can be used by practicing managers. Lewin’s change model combined with Kotter’s eight step change model will be used to present an understanding of and emphasize the importance of leadership through the stages of change.
Change is inevitable. Changing is not always welcomed but it is necessary for organizations to maintain their place in the world. Successful organizations thrive because they have a vision, a mission …show more content…
While the transformational type is highly effective when implementing a change initiative it is not the only type that can create success. There are many different styles of leadership that can play an important part during the stages of organizational change. The style that a leader uses relates to their ideas, principles, partialities and the organizational structure in which they are involved in. (Reardon and