Part 1

*Students need to contribute three substantive posts 100-150 word each *

We often consider transformational leaders as those who can lead through charisma. They are able to cast a vision and help the organization transform itself into a better, or different version of itself. Many factors can drive the necessity of such an organization such as a changing economy, product/service obsolescence, merger/acquisition, or technology. (You can probably think of more.) What does chapter 5 tell us about transformational leadership?

A flaw many leaders develop as they become better (accomplished) is a reactive dimension as they pursue perfection. What does our reading tell us about this, and how can we avoid it?

Provide a brief overview of Hersey and Blanchard’s theory on Situational Leadership. Do you feel you are competent in this area? Why or why not?

Part 2

*One summary Describe how you will apply that learning in your daily life, including your work life.

Describe what may be unclear to you, and what you would like to learn 100-150 words*.