What Leadership Means to Me
By: Cindy Ouellette
MGT 420 Theory and Practice of Leadership
Instructor: Rick Chaffee, Ph.D.
January 24, 2012
Leadership is a very broad topic; I never knew just how many different traits and skills that it takes to become an effective leader. Some of which I was familiar with, and others that I was not aware of, but now from taking this course, they all seem to be necessary for the role of leadership. The attached paper, will explain of some of the important theories and concepts that I thought were most important to be able to become and effective leader.
There were four theories that I found especially helpful for …show more content…
Psychodynamic Approach and Team Leadership
Determining your psychodynamic approach was very interesting out come for me. I can see where this approach could benefit for both the leader and the follower depending of the personality at that moment. Below I will describe the psychodynamic type that I am and relate it myself in the workplace. Psychodynamic approach expresses to leaders personality characteristics and the understanding the responses from their subordinates, based on their personalities. They could