Impact of Leadership Styles on Employee Empowerment

Impact of Leadership Styles on Employee Empowerment

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The book is based on exploratory research carried out by the author in Indian Business Organizations. It gives insights to Employee Empowerment and five important leadership styles namely Transformational Leadership, Transactional Leadership, Servant Leadership, Abusive Leadership and Ethical leadership and their characteristics based on the researches carried out by the scholars and gurus in these fields. Transformational leadership, servant leadership and ethical leadership style enhance the employee empowerment while transactional leadership has no role in employee empowerment. The book highlight that abusive leadership style is used by many leaders and has negative impact on employee empowerment. Employee empowerment results in Quality of Work Life, Commitment and Job Involvement in employees which enhance competitiveness of the organization. It also emphasizes the important of personal characteristics of employees required to make them empowered. Some employees like to be empowered while some others do not. This book provides guidance to new researchers in the field of leadership and employee empowerment to carry out further researches in these fields in various countries and cultures. The book will guide the managers to identify and enhance the required characteristics to be a successful leader. This book will be a new milestone in the above fields of research and beacon to the practicing managers to navigate them to higher success.Therefore, leadersa#39; effectiveness has become a very important issue that must be explored in order to understand how to motivate employees ... The study does not cover the complete spectrum of leadership styles prevalent in organizations.

Title:Impact of Leadership Styles on Employee Empowerment
Author:Krishna Murari
Publisher:Partridge Publishing - 2015-02-17


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