Heroic Leadership: It May Not Be What You Think

William Cohen

Heroic Leadership may not be what you think. It’s not about leaders running around shouting orders or leaders simply ensuring obedience with no participation of those led. Historian James MacGregor Burns classified leadership in his 1978 Pulitzer Prize winning book of the same title as either transactional or transforming. Transforming leadership was the preferred process in that it strives to improve motivation, morale and performance of followers. Leaders and followers stimulate each o...
To continue reading this story get free access