Transformational Leadership: A Quick Start Guide
Growing, Supporting, and Empowering People to Amplify Change in Organizations
Sometimes we attribute the “secret sauce” of success to technology or product, but what if a truly strategic advantage originated from the team or organization’s leadership style? The characteristics and attributes of “transformational leadership” have been shown to do just that. This paper examines the qualities of transformational leadership and provides a personal assessment and quick start guide to help you on your way to becoming a transformational leader.
Sometimes we attribute the “secret sauce” of success to technology or product, but what if a truly strategic advantage originated from the team or organization’s leadership style? The characteristics and attributes of “transformational leadership” have been shown to do just that.
- Organizations and teams with transformational leaders obtain better business results.
- Transformational leadership is a predictive factor in software delivery and organizational performance, with high-performing teams having leaders with the strongest transformational leadership traits.
- Strong transformational leaders also create a good work climate and culture for their teams, with their employees reporting the highest employee Net Promoter Scores.
This paper will help leaders identify behaviors, attributes, and areas for improvement.
John Esser, Sr. Director Data Operations and Saas, AdvancedMD
Nicole Forsgren, CEO & Chief Scientist, DevOps Research and Assessment (DORA)
Chivas Nambiar, Director, Systems Engineering, Verizon
Julia Wester, Co-Founder and Principal Consultant, Lagom Solutions
Dan Zentgraf, Senior Principal Consultant, CA Technologies
Publication Date: September 10, 2018
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