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Defining The Public Leader (for Question 1)
Leadership Theories (for Question 2)
Leadership Styles (for Question 3)
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Determine two (2) leadership theories and two (2) leadership styles that support the definition of a public leader. Provide a rationale for your response.

Assess the effectiveness of the two (2) leadership theories from Question 1. Provide two (2) examples for each leadership theory.

Assess the effectiveness of the two (2) leadership styles from Question 1. Provide two (2) examples for each leadership style.

Include at least four (4) peer-reviewed references (no more than five [5] years old) from material outside the textbook. Note: Appropriate peer-reviewed references include scholarly articles and governmental Websites. Wikipedia, other wikis, and any other websites ending in anything other than ".gov" do not qualify as academic resources.

Evaluate the theories and models of public leadership.
Differentiate among the styles of public leadership.
Use technology and information resources to research issues in public leadership and conflict resolution.

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Two leadership theories that support the definition of a public leader

One of the leadership theories that support the definition of a public leader is transformational leadership theory. Public leadership involves taking action through a dynamic and transparent process. Consequently, a public leader is a person who works with others within an inclusive framework in order to realize legitimate, legal and socially valuable objectives. Transformational leadership theory assumes that a leader's portrayal enthusiasm and energy inspires action from followers (YĆ¼cel & Richard, 2013). Additionally, passionate leaders who have a vision inspire great achievements and people are drawn to a person who inspires them. Transformational leadership theory assumes that people are motivated when they know the importance of a task and that collective focus yields better results. Transformational leadership requires visibility of the leader, thus it supports the definition of a public leader which reiterates the elements of inclusiveness and taking action (Mesterova, Prochazka & Vaculik, 2014).

The second leadership theory that supports the definition of a public leader is the path-goal leadership theory. This theory which falls under situational leadership focuses on encouraging and supporting followers to achieve set goals. A leader achieves this by clarifying the path that should be taken and removing obstacles that may hinder realization of the set goals. According to Von Krogh, Nonaka & Rechsteiner (2012), the achievement of objectives is a core part of public leadership. Consequently, the path-goal leadership theory supports the definition of public leadership because it involves inspiring people through participation, offering support, guidance and being achievement-oriented. Offering inspiration is an essential part of public leadership, and it enables public leaders to motivate those they lead to achieve great goals. In addition, public leaders must work with others and participation is one of the key pillars of the path-goal leadership theory.

Two leadership styles that support the definition of a public leader

Public leadership has more to do with the people one leads, and not the ...

Solution Summary

This solution highlights two leadership theories that support the definition of a public leader. The solution also highlights two leadership styles that support the definition of a public leader. Additionally, the solution discusses the the effectiveness of transformational and path-goal leadership theories, and the effectiveness of democratic leadership style and transformational leadership style.

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