Resonant Leadership Case Study

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Successful leadership requires a high degree of emotional intelligence. Such leaders assimilate themselves with each situation in the organization and problems of every employee within the organization. Emotionally intelligent leaders encourage their followers for high performance by managing interpersonal and inter-professional relationships within the team, and empowering followers to access opportunities and resources, thereby enhancing their engagement with the work (Grossman & Valiga, 2017). The following case study is aimed to describe how resonant leadership theory can be applied to the clinical setting in order to manage an employee’s procrastination.
Resonant Leadership Theory
Resonant leaders strive for harmony with
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Mindfulness for resonant leader is the awareness of own actions and the experiences of other people; hope is a belief in an attainable future, which enables optimistic behaviors of the team; and compassion is the awareness of the needs of the followers and an authentic response to those needs. People lead by the resonant leader feel empowered by having access to opportunities, information, support, and resources that enhance their performance. Such structural empowerment has a positive influence on employees’ job satisfaction (McKee & Massimilian, 2006). …show more content…
However, leaders of different styles use different strategies in organizing their followers. Thus, authentic leaders create a healthy work environment by reflecting on personal values and beliefs, and, therefore, able to make an ethical decision. The “challenge” leadership, defined by the Kouzes and Posner’s theoretical model, is based on bringing the best in the leader in order to bring the best in followers; they model the way, inspire a shared vision, challenge the process, and enable others to act towards the achievement of the vision. Transformational leaders identify the change needed, create a vision and empower the team to achieve this vision. Transactional leaders negotiate rewards for the team members for the successful completion of the work while concentrating mainly on the short-term goals, supervision of the team and personal benefits from the completed project. Whereas, resonant leadership mounts on the resonance of positive emotions to motivate followers achieve higher goals (McKee & Massimilian,

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