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BOOK REVIEW OF JAMES M. BURNS: LEADERSHIP :

BOOK REVIEW OF JAMES M. BURNS: LEADERSHIP By, DEEPAK KUMAR Roll: 009/JKBS/AICTE

JAMES MACGREGOR BURNS:

JAMES MACGREGOR BURNS James Macgregor Burns (born August 3, 1918) is an historian and political scientist, presidential biographer, and authority on leadership studies. James Macgregor Burns received his doctorate in political science from Harvard. In 1971, Professor Burns received the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for history for his biography of America's 32nd president, Roosevelt: Soldier of Freedom, 1940-1945 .

LEADERSHIP:

LEADERSHIP James Macgregor Burns defined leadership : Leadership over human beings . . . is exercised when persons with certain purposes mobilize, in competition or in conflict with others, institutional, political, psychological and other resources so as to arouse and satisfy the motives of followers.

Types of Leadership Defined James McGregor Burns (1978):

Types of Leadership Defined James McGregor Burns (1978) Transformational Leadership Emphasized the difference between sources of authority includes raising the level of morality in others Two types of leadership Transactional – contractual management Transformational (transforming) – “occurs when one or more persons engage with others in such a way that leaders and followers raise one another to higher levels of motivation and morality” (1978 )

Types of Leadership Defined Burns (1978):

Types of Leadership Defined Burns (1978) TRANSACTIONAL Focuses on the exchanges that occur between leaders and their followers TRANSFORMATIONAL Process of engaging with others to create a connection that increases motivation and morality in both the leader and the follower

Types of Leadership Defined Burns (1978):

TRANSACTIONAL Focuses on the exchanges that occur between leaders and their followers No new taxes = votes. Sell more cars = bonus. Turn in assignments = grade. Surpass goals = promotion. … The exchange dimension is so common that you can observe it at all walks of life. Types of Leadership Defined Burns (1978)

Types of Leadership Defined Burns (1978):

TRANSFORMATIONAL Process of engaging with others to create a connection that increases motivation and morality in both the leader and the follower Leader is attentive to the needs and motives of followers and tries to help followers reach their fullest potential. Mohandas Gandhi – raised the hopes and demands of millions of his people and in the process was changed himself Types of Leadership Defined Burns (1978)

CONCLUSION:

CONCLUSION Burns' work is an essential part of any study into the true nature, purpose, and applicability of leadership in today's organizations. Burns’ great service to the study of leadership may lie less in the popular distinction between transactional and transforming leadership. Leadership as a philosophical and developmental relationship between people who share common purpose, motivations, and values.

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