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Leadership Styles and their Effects on an Organization

Using the article ( "Leadership That Gets Results" by Daniel Goleman (Harvard Business Review article, no. R00204), discuss how emotions affect leadership.

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According to the article, emotions have a strong impact on leadership, as they determine the flow of the organization as well as its success. The article begins by suggesting that instead of choosing a position that matches their personality, leaders should look to a position in which they can use their skills to make an impact on based on the situation at hand. Apparently, there are six leadership styles that are related to emotional intelligence. The leaders who are able to master as many of the different styles as possible tend to be the most successful ones. However, most leaders normally do not master all the styles even though many come close. No one style will lead to perfect results, and this is why it is imperative for leaders to be aware of those different styles and their purpose so that they may learn them all and use the correct one at the right ...

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There are six leadership styles that are related to emotional intelligence. The leaders who are able to master as many of the different styles as possible tend to be the most successful ones. The assessment of the article below will help you understand how emotions affect leadership, and in turn affect an organization.

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