Charismatic And Transformational Leadership Analysis

Q2:What Contingency Theory (pages 337-341) of leadership allies to this Leader? Examine and apply the two theories of Charismatic and Transformational Leadership to this Leader. Determine the level of authenticity, ethical and trustworthy behavior of this Leader (pages 349-355). (Chapter 12)
There are four contingency theories of leadership: Least Preferred Co-Worker where the Fiedler Model is utilized. This model, created by Fred Fiedler, “proposes that effective group performance depends on the proper match between the leader’s style and the degree to which the situation gives the leader control.” Robbins (01/2014). Situational Leadership Theory focuses on followers’ readiness. It depends on the willingness and ability to complete the task
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He has been known to invest everything he has to achieve his visions. He has overcome being bullied as a child and lunges forward with perseverance and passion to ensure success. Although he does not go off a script and is known for giving mediocre speeches when he is presenting, he is passionate and speaks from the heart. Michael Soareverix, PhD has been quoted to say, “In all honesty, his speeches aren’t great. He occasionally stutters…He has a wealth of excellent information but he doesn’t use it to his personal advantage” (Soareverix 2017). People are drawn to this charismatic charm and follow him to watch the dream come alive. People understand him to be extraverted with self-confidence unmatched by other leaders. Success; however, does not come without failures and Musk’s vision statement is “If something is important enough you should try, even if the probable outcome is failure” (Cordero, 2016). This is a powerful statement which makes Musk this generation’s version of Steve Jobs and Warren …show more content…
This was done after facing criticism from Elon Musk. Moran wrote a letter to the company “Time for Tesla to Listen”, which aired his grievances about unsafe labor conditions and low pay at the NUMMI production facility, and ultimately called for workers to unionize (Yvkoff, 2017). He addressed specific issues such as: working over 40 hours a week that included mandatory overtime, as well as the labor being difficult causing bodily harm. He claimed that injuries that were preventable happened often and machines are often not ergonomically compatible with their bodies (Moran,

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