A Summary Of Effective Leadership

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Leaders are people with the ability to lead and motivate others to carry out duties and responsibilities that are required in an organization. Effective leaders can lead an organization smoothly with little to no complications or issues. Leadership effectiveness includes possessing Ghiselli six traits: a need for achievement, intelligence, decisiveness, self-confidence, initiative, and supervisory ability (Manning & Curtis, 2014). According to Manning and Curtis (2014), leaders have to care about the work to be done and the people in which leaders lead in order to establish endless success. Additionally, in order for leaders to be successful, leaders must possess skills and knowledge in nine key areas of leadership as follows: the leadership …show more content…
When people are able to participate in the decision-making of the organization, there is a sense of belonging and the views and opinions of people in the organization is valued. Leadership principles ties in with the other areas of leadership because it is the ability for leaders to develop the morale of the organization and thus create a team that is focused on success. In order for leaders to accomplish a winning team, a leader has to understand people and promote diversity (Manning & Curtis, 2014). Leaders who value diversity set the tone for the rest of the organization. The people in the organization are able to work together with diverse views of people who come from diverse backgrounds. When the culture of the school is developed so everyone can have a place and take part in the success of the organization the leader is managing the organization …show more content…
When leaders delegate skills and duties effective, they are able to accomplish a lot in a short period of time, in addition, others in the organization are able to play a part in the development of the organization. According to Tracy (n.d), it is important for leaders to focus on the strengths. Leaders have to assess the people in the organization to determine what strengths and weakness are present so they can strengthen the weaknesses of others. Performance management involves maintaining a level of discipline to ensure the success of the organization. Leaders have to ensure that they lead consistently and fairly so the people in the organization can maintain a sense of trust and commitment to the leader and the organization.

In conclusion, when leaders take an initiative to establish these nine key areas of leadership success is formed in the organization. Effective leaders also possessing Ghiselli six traits. A leader should have an internal drive to be successful in ensuring that the organization 's goals and visions are accomplished. After taking the self-rating surveys from the various charts in the book the results are as followed: Interpersonal Trust Scale results were a 3.5, The Multiple Intelligence results were Primary Preference, and finally, the Leadership style results were

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