The Characteristics Of Transformational Leadership In The Workplace
The ability to inspire others is a extraordinary trait that ordinary individual’s posses to make the unthinkable happen. The ability for an individual to make extraordinary things happen is called a transformational leader. The characteristics of a transformational leader embody strength, vision, passion, and stamina. With the challenge of change there must be a great leader at the forefront of this process. The artifact below demonstrates what qualities a leader should posses and how they can leave a lasting effect on …show more content…
My father would be someone that I would consider as a leader. In the organization that he is currently employed for and as well as in the home my father exhibits the seven characteristics that I have listed above.
The top three characteristics that he possesses out of the seven listed are as follows:
1. Honesty- I have seen on several occasions when dealing with clients, his willingness to be honest at all cost. There has also been times where he has promised a deadline and had fallen short. He was honest enough to express that he was at fault. This honesty has established a type of relationship between him and his clients that they continue to use his services because of his continued honesty. According to Kouzes & Posner (2007) my father embodies one of the top four characteristics which is honesty. Honesty is important for leaders to “Model the Way” which is the behavior that earns a person their respect.
2. Driven- He is very driven to provide a service that he has promised to provide. I have seen him work countless hours and without charge to provide exceptional service to finish a project to keep things on tract. Being driven allows my father to dream of what the future could be according to Kouzes & Posner