(vii) Overcoming resistance to change: A leader overcomes resistance, if any on the part of followers to organisational changes; through explaining to them the utility of such changes to both—the enterprise and the employees.
(iii) Confidence: Leadership creates confidence in-the subordinates by giving proper guidance and advice.
(iv) High morale: Good leadership increases the morale of the employees which, in turn, contributes to higher productivity.
For example, a leader of national or international standing commands widespread influence over a large number of people while the influence of the leader of a small work group in an organisation is very limited.
Both are leaders in their own right and fulfill our definition of leadership. The leader is in a position to shape, regulate, control and change the attitudes, behaviour and performance of his group members.
Direction of the activities is effected through leadership.
In short, effective leadership directs the activities of an organisation towards the attainment of the specified organisational goals.(v) Development of team spirit: Effective leadership promotes team-spirit and teamwork which is quite essential for the success of any organisation.(vi) Encouraging initiative: A progressive, forward and democratic minded leader, always encourages initiative on the part of the followers.Power carries with it an equal amount of responsibility.Leaders who relate their power with responsibility in a consistent manner are more successful in their influence than otherwise.(ii) Source of motivation: Leadership is the motivating power to group efforts.Effective leadership motivates the subordinates for higher productivity.The intent is to exchange ideas, build connections between and among members, and provide learning opportunities to enhance leadership skills. He is a graduate of the first class of the Stanley K.Lacy Executive Leadership Series, and in 1997, Jim received the Sagamore of the Wabash award from the Governor of Indiana. Ryan Brady is Director of Strategic Projects for Central Indiana Community Foundation (CICF). Patrick O'Donnell has led Teach For America's Indianapolis region since 2010. and a master's in public policy in Georgetown University. New York-based advocacy organization A Better Childhood filed the lawsuit on behalf of Hoosier foster children.In a group, the leader and his followers play the roles expected of them and thereby seek to justify their respective positions.Some leaders may be able to play their role effectively whereby they succeed in getting the willing cooperation and commitment of their followers, beyond the normal call of duty.