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Expanded Comparison Matrix Paper
Gloria Moore
Grand Canyon University
October 23, 2013
Expanded Comparison Matrix Paper
In this paper there are three articles that we are going to examine, the first articles is review is Transformational Leadership the structure of an organization affects leadership within the public sector. The article tries to analyse the characteristics of the public sector with regard to the obstacles it represents towards leadership that is transformational. This way it is easier to see through the effectiveness and the performance within the municipal institutions.
Comparison of Literature Review
This first article analyzes the effects that organizational structure has on leadership
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From the onset the article contends that it is very necessary for school counsellors to be endowed with the necessary leadership skills. The Mason and McMahon article had a sample drawn from different schools at a state counselling event, it would be important to emphasize that it was one state. The problem with this kind of sampling is that it fails to satisfy the factor of external variables as it does not take into account the outside world which are other states and it would therefore be inapplicable in other states. Mason and McMahon argue that there are no established profiles in the realm of school counsellor leadership. However, Mason and McMahon introduce transformational leadership which they say is a vital component of school counselling in these times: “transformational leadership promotes school counsellors as visionaries who engage with others in a constant practice of change and development.” (108) This idea is the commonality in all the three articles where in Wright and Pandley article they examine the place of transformational leader in some of the very bureaucratic structures of the public sector. However it is the other article by Emery and Baker that one can draw a common thread where transformation leadership according to the two articles impact on the experience of the people that the leader is dealing with; students in the case of Mason and McMahon and customers in Emery and Baker. Though