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Improving Organizational Effectiveness through Transformational Leadership

Improving Organizational Effectiveness through Transformational Leadership

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248 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
How can managers bring about optimum performance from the individuals in their organizations? What leadership techniques produce the most effective organizations? This book examines the theory and practice of the dynamic and innovative style of transformational leadership. The transformational leader encourages followers by acting as a role model, motivating through inspiration, stimulating intellectually, and giving individualized consideration to their needs and goals. Chapters explore how transformational leadership affects important issues in today's organizations such as delegation, teamwork, decision making, total quality management and corporate reorganization.
Bernard M Bass and Bruce J Avolio
Karl W Kuhnert
Transforming Leadership
Developing People Through Delegation

Francis J Yammarino
Indirect Leadership
Transformational Leadership at a Distance

David C Atwater and Bernard M Bass
Transformational Leadership in Teams
David A Waldman
Transformational Leadership in Multifunctional Teams
Bernard M Bass
Transformational Leadership and Team and Organizational Decision Making
Bruce J Avolio
The Alliance of Total Quality and the Full Range of Leadership
Leanne E Atwater and David C Atwater
Organizational Transformation
Strategies for Change and Improvement

K Galen Kroeck
Corporate Reorganization and Transformations in Human Resource Management
Bruce J Avolio and Bernard M Bass
Conclusions and Implications

Bernard M. Bass

Bruce J. Avolio

Bruce J. Avolio Marion B. Ingersoll Professor, Executive Director, Center for Leadership and Strategic ThinkingMichael G. Foster School of Business, University of WashingtonDr. Avolio has an international reputation as a researcher and practitioner in leadership. He has consulted with public and private organizations in North and South America, Africa, Europe, and Southeast Asia, as well as in Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia and Israel. His research and consulting includes work with the militaries of the United States of America, Singapore, Sweden, Finland, Israel, and South Africa. Dr. Avolio is a fellow of the Academy of Management,... More About Author