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    Charismatic Leadership Charisma has been defined in many ways. Moreover, the definitions have enough consistency to make charisma a useful concept in understanding and participating leadership. Charisma is a Greek word that means “divinely inspired gift.” In the study of leadership, charisma is a special quality of leaders whose, purposes, powers, and extraordinary determination differentiates them from others. Generally, the term charismatic means to have a charming and colorful personality. Charisma is a positive and compelling quality that makes many others want to be led by the person that has it. Being that charisma is based on perceptions, an important element of charismatic leadership…

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    Power is the ability to achieve one’s ends despite resistance. And Authority is The socially legitimated use of power. People who have power have ultimate control under those who do not. This is the reason that some places have a military rule. The military has all of the guns and other weapons, so they have power and use it to control the people. But there are also places like the united states which has a huge military but the military does not control the people. Weber says that people who…

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    Charismatic Vs. Transformational Many researches have examined charismatic and transformational leadership, arguing comparability and compatibility among different theories. Nevertheless, Yukl (2006) argues, “the empirical research on transformational and charismatic leadership was not designed to examine these components” (p. 330). Conceptual ambiguity and inconsistent definitions make it difficult to compare transformational and charismatic leadership, or even to compare theories of the same…

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    CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP Weber (1947) was first to conceptualize charismatic leadership to describe forms of authority based on ‘exceptional powers and qualities…not accessible to ordinary person but are regarded as of divine origin or as exemplary’ (Compendium p.106) Since then, charismatic leadership is used to describe leaders who have ‘charismatic effect’ on their followers to an unusually high degree (Compendium p.121). PROS OF CHARISMATIC LEADERSHIP 1. Organizational Reformer- As Conger and…

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    Well put Least Preferred Coworker Score One of the ways to determine which leadership style you have is by determining your least preferred coworker (LPC) score. This score is determined through a 16 question questionnaire and was developed by Fred Fiedler. It helps determine whether a person is either relationship or task oriented (Robbins & Judge, 2009, p.392). My score was a 61, which falls in between both. In today’s society, not only in the military, being a…

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    Power has two different variations and can be either legitimate or illegitimate. Legitimate power is called authority and is power that people accept as right. Illegitimate power is known as coercion is power that people do not accept as right. For example, if someone owes you $100 you cannot just take it from them but if you owe the state money than they have right to use whatever means necessary to get the money you owe them. There are several different variations of authority including…

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    When we think we meet a charismatic person, what do we actually mean by charismatic? Who’s the most charismatic individual we’ve ever met? And is a person still charismatic once we know them intimately or is charisma reserved to distant leaders? All these questions lead us to a positive connotation of the word “charisma”: the charismatic person is impressive in its speeches and the image it leaves in the audience’s mind. The Oxford dictionary defines charisma as a compelling attractiveness or…

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    The Power of Charismatic Leadership There is something about the aura of a charismatic leader that distinguishes them from the rest. As Robert Tucker points out, a charismatic leader is “is not necessarily…[an] admirable individual.” Charismatic leaders “possess extraordinary qualities in order to be widely perceived over a period of time as a bearer of them” and “furnish signs or proof of the exceptional abilities or qualities for the sake of which [their] followers [have] personal…

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    “bad charisma” above (4.2.1), when charismatic leadership is used to antisocial ends, several different typologies were proposed. In contrast to identifying different types of charisma, the account below proposes a developmental/evolutionary model, wherein the different types form a continuum. The advantage of this over a typology is that it raises the awareness that “good” charisma can and will turn into “bad” charisma in certain situations, and secondly that there is a natural tendency for the…

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    The book of Esther New King James Version Esther was a prime example of a charismatic leader. Hackman and Johnson, (2013) argues that charismatic leaders are somewhat like the superstores of leadership because they have significant impact on the lives of others. She exemplified the five practices of exemplary leadership according to Kouzes and Posner (2012) and five elements for Baldoni (2003) • Model the way - Esther started from humble beginnings. However, it took her two years of training to…

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