TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP GRACE MAKUMBI NURSING MANAGER NETCARE ALBERLITO FNPL 19TH SEPT 2013. NETCARE EDUCATION
Leadership role • Define Transformational Leadership • Components of Transformational Leadership • Other Leadership styles in pictures • How does a Transformational Leader work? • Characteristics of a Leader of change? • Transformational Leadership and Authenticity meet • Transformational Leadership behaviours • Change is Constant its on the way • Questions and Discussion. OVERVIEW
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP ? An on going process by which "leaders and followers raise one another to higher levels of morality and motivation" . Offers a purpose that focuses on higher order needs. Raises the bar --by appealing to higher ideals +values of followers. T/Leaders Model the values, use charismatic methods to attract people to themselves . Recognizes that people have a range of needsplus the extent to which these needs are met will dictates their performance . This Leadership requires a high level of self esteem and self actualization
TRANSFORMATION CONT. • Its True leadership that creates change • Achieves goals within the environment • Followers and leaders are ennobled. • The Leader affect followers, who trust, admire and respect them • Leaders Focus first on the team, then organizationaland goals, lastly themselves • It’s about values, purpose and meaning ,its about teams and team work.
COMPONENTS OF TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP CHARISMA /INFLUENCE Degree to which the leader behaves in admirable ways that cause followers to identify with them.. Charismatic leaders display convictions, take a stand and appeal to followers on an emotional level. The leader has a clear set of values and demonstrating them in every action They are the role model for their followers. Genuine trust is built between leaders and followers. This trust is built on a solid ethical and moral foundation
COMPONENTS CONTINUED INSPIRATIONAL MOTIVATION The degree to which the leader articulates a vision- that is appealing and inspiring Set high standards, Challenge their followers Communicate optimism about future goals, Provide meaning for the tasks at hand. Followers have a strong sense of purpose , are motivated. Leaders are Visionary ,have good communication skills , build scenarios Articulate the Vision with precision and power in a compelling and persuasive way.
COMPONENTS CONTINUED INTELLECTUAL STIMULATION Degree to which the leader challenges assumptions, takes Risks and solicits followers' ideas. Leaders with this trait stimulate and encourage creativity in their followers. Their vision provides the framework for followers to see how they connect to the leader, the organization, each other, and the goal. Once the the big picture is viewed , the team is allowed the freedom from convention They overcome any obstacles in the way of the mission and this done in a creative manner.
INDIVIDUALIZED CONSIDERATION /INDIVIDUALIZED ATTENTION The degree to which the leader attends to each follower's needs, Act as Mentor or coach to the follower , listens to the follower's concerns and needs. Encompasses the need to respect , to celebrate the individual contribution that each follower can make to the team it is the diversity of the team that gives it true strength. They educate the next generation of leaders, Help fulfil the individuals need for self-actualization, self-fulfilment, and self-worth They naturally propel followers to further achievement and growth.
HOW DOES A TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADER WORK? Begins with awareness –(EQI,IQ,STQI, SQI SSQI) • Awareness of own thoughts and feelings, how these affect one’s actions, and others. • They identify their inner motivating force, what drives them – their passions , values - and how these affect their thoughts, feelings ,actions, and those of their teams. • Transformational Leadership inspires wholeness of being, thoughts, feelings and actions are consistent. • Lead with integrity / Authenticity that resonates with others, and inspires them to follow.
CHARACTERISTICS OF A LEADER OF CHANGE What is it about certain leader that enables them to successfully lead their organizations through change? They are Inspired in their heart , mind and show it. Connected to self, the world and the people around them. They are grounded in reality Allow their emotions to speak to others in a way that transcends the mind, the gut and the Heart They Pay personal attention to others in a way that engages them ,generates trust and commitment Genuinely care about followers . Curious, open to new ideas ,learn constantly, they create a culture of continued learning, Create a positive practice environment , where people feel valued and appreciated. They have an awesome power of the mind
Where Transformational Leadership and Authenticity meet Being authentic can be daunting, yet it holds the key to sincerity and power It can give the leader personal edge and insight that most people only dream about. If you gain the world, but lose yourself, you lose the game of life anyway. When you bring your authentic self forward, the journey becomes personalized, powerful, meaningful and more enjoyable. Others respond to the genuine nature that they see in you.
TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP BEHAVIOURSDeveloping and sharing an inspiring vision of the organization’s future • T/ Leaders Behave in ways that bring out the best in individuals and teams • Show genuine concern, empathy and respect for others • Continuously invest in the development of self and others • Develop a culture of collaboration rather than command and control • Change is welcomed as an opportunity rather than a threat • They invest in human capital • Authentic transformational leadership builds genuine trust between leaders and followers • .
BEHAVIOURS CONTINUED • These leaders Reenergise and Recharge their teams, the team responds positively. • T/ Leadership needs a clear vision, clear goals and objectives and A way forward. • The leader is focused on helping the followers to refocus when obstacles appear. These leaders make it possible for their organizations to stabilize, grow , continue winning and eventually become leading organization.
REFERENCES • J.V. Downton in Rebel Leadership: Commitment and Charisma in a Revolutionary Process (1973). • Leadership in health Services management 2nd edition : Karen Jooste • Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing • Dr Thelma van der Merwe : Nursing Saudiization Department • HBR-