Be a Visionary Leader
How can you become a visionary leader?
How can you avoid frequent leadership errors?
How can you motivate your colleagues and co-workers?
How do you prevent identity crises for yourself and your subordinates?
This chapter outlines the key characteristics of a good leader. It depicts leadership styles and describes methods of leadership, empathy, authenticity and anticipation. To understand how you can motivate your co-workers, Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and other motivational theories are explained. The term ‘noetive dissonance’ is described, as are measures to avoid it. The hassles of the first 100 days in a new workplace are outlined as well as how burn-out syndrome can be detected and avoided.
KeywordsStaff Member Emotional Exhaustion Leadership Style Extrinsic Motivation Meaningful Work
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