Leadership styles


Comparisonand contrast of two famous people leadership styles

Leadershipis an aspect that is defined as an action that involves leading aparticular organization or a group of people so as to achieve itsobjectives (Clarke,2013 pp 25).Leadership style is an approach of leadership of providing direction,motivating people and implementing plans. This assignment attempts tocompare and contrast Francois Hollande and Barack Obama as the twoprominent leaders in similar situations.



FrancoisHollande is the famous current president of France who utilizesauthentic leadership style that emphasizes on making leadershiplegitimacy through sincere relationships with his followers thatusually worth their input (Neumann&amp Neumann, 2013).Francois Hollande is an effective leader because he leads withtransformational leadership mentality and willingness to work with acommon people of his country.


BarackObama is one of the famous leaders in the world who emphasizes on thevalue based leadership style. As compared to Francois Hollande, heleads his country by fear and intimidation from other states such asRussia and Israel (Clarke,2013 pp 39).According to the discussions, Barack Obama is an efficient leaderbecause he emphasizes on the notion that organizational and personalvalues are aligned and the willingness aspect to connect with everynation in the world to provide security support.


Bothleaders emphasize on effective leadership styles because most of theleadership concepts use hypothetically grounded principles andscientific substantiation so as to promote diverse outcomes such asvirtuous behaviors and energizing organizational networks (Neumann&amp Neumann, 2013).Both leaders exhibit the characteristics of the theoreticalleadership styles which are vital for the day to day leadership. Forexample, Barack Obama tries to empower his followers to work upontheir own values, beliefs and stand-up for those who will not. On theother hand, Francois Hollande has become an international icon whotries to make people feel confident enough to stand up forthemselves.


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