Leadership: Paradigm Change

Date Added: Jun 2009
Format: PDF

Recent studies in the field of management, particularly related to leadership, indicate that there are dramatic changes happening in how people in organizations perceive a leader and leadership. Gone are the days when a leader is recognized by the glow in his face or the charisma he displayed. It is no longer a mandatory trait that a leader exudes power from his face. Organizations today observe that ordinary individuals also demonstrate strong leadership traits and are able to drive teams towards achievement. A leader was no longer expected to have that "Larger-than-life," flamboyant behaviour.