From Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence
Daniel Goleman, Richard Boyatzis, and Annie McKee
Harvard Business School Press 2002
Resonance occurs in organizations not only as a result of leaders’ good moods and ability to say the right thing, but also from sets of activities that distinguish a particular leadership style. The most effective leaders act according to one or more of six distinct approaches to leadership. The most effective leaders are able to discern which style to use in a situation and switch skillfully and flexibly according to organizational needs.
How it builds resonance: Moves people toward shared dreams
Impact on Climate: Most strongly positive
When appropriate: When changes require a new vision or when a clear direction is needed
How it builds resonance: Connects what a person wants with the organization’s goals
Impact on Climate: Highly positive
When appropriate: To help an employee improve performance by building long-term capabilities
How it builds resonance: Creates harmony by connecting people to each other
Impact on Climate: Positive
When appropriate: To heal rifts in a team, motivate during stressful times, or strengthen connections
How it builds resonance: Values people’s input and gets commitment through participation
Impact on Climate: Positive
When appropriate: To build buy-in or consensus, or to get valuable input from employees
How it builds resonance: Meets challenging and exciting goals
Impact on Climate: Because too frequently poorly executed, often highly negative
When appropriate: To get high-quality results from a motivated and competent team
How it builds resonance: Soothes fears by giving clear direction in an emergency
Impact on Climate: Because so often misused, highly negative
When appropriate: In a crisis, to kick-start a turnaround, or with problem employees
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