ON LEADERSHIP - STEVEJOBS
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The key issues to be analyzed peculiar leadership style of Steve Jobs, the former Apple Inc. CEO and the person who has made Apple company one of the key players on the market of advanced technologies.
VISIONARY CHARISMATICUNCONDITIONAL DRIVENAMBITIOUSDEMANDING, HIGH MAINTAINANCE
*What Kind of a leader was Steve Jobs?
Transformational leaders are inspirational, trustworthy, and charismatic role models who lead by example. Transformational leaders foster high levels of personal commitment from their supporters or team to shared goals, whether those goals are for an organization or a movement.They understand the strengths and weaknesses of their team and align them with tasks and goals to optimize performance. They engage their team in a way that moves them to also become leaders.
*WHAT IS TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP?
Focus PassionInnovation InvolvementEffective Communication
Interestingly, in general Steve Jobs personality traits would not be characterized as the traits of an effective leader. In a way, he is far from a classical text-book example. Nevertheless his charisma, self-confidence and passion for work overshadow all his negative characteristics thus making him one of most successful CEOs of the decade.*