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What is the difference between a transactional and transformational leader?

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Transactional Leaders use rewards to motivate and focus on routine performance that is agreed upon by manager and subordinate; management in this model is generally by expectation (i.e., when people deviate from expectation). Contrast this to transformational leadership where leaders broaden and elevate the interests of their followers, generate awareness and acceptance of the purposes and mission of the group or stir followers to look beyond their own ...

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Differences between a transactional and transformational leaders are listed in 196 words. An attached word document offers a comparison chart between leadership styles. Also included is a PowerPoint presentation with additional information.