Leadership is a complex process that requires leaders to critically appraise the circumstances in which they find themselves to best determine how to lead and influence those around them. There are multiple tactics leaders can employ in any given circumstance to influence a situation or their followers. Compare two leaders you have dealt with in the past. Discuss the different tactics these leaders employed to influence situations or people. Provide examples of when these tactics were successful and when they were not successful. As a leader, describe how you can critically appraise situations to make sure you select appropriate tactics for influencing a given situation.
Leadership: Theory and Practice
Northouse, P. G. (2019). Leadership: Theory and practice (8th ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. ISBN-13: 9781506362311
Requirements: 200 words
Leader B employs the strategy of rational persuasion, in which logical arguments are presented to persuade others to achieve the goals. The individuals often felt micromanaged, affecting the morale of the employees. To make the best-informed decisions, it is essential to critically appraise the situation. The ideal approach is to rationally assess the circumstance and employ an appropriate strategy.