Research Paper By Porntip Jakwichtamrong
(Leadership Coaching, THAILAND)
In this article, we are going to explore Transformational Leadership Model and its coaching application to boost leadership capacity of those taking leadership actions and/or in leadership positions.
What is Leadership?
Simply put, Leadership is an act of leading and/or a position of a leader. Martín M. Chemers, in his book An Integrative Theory of Leadership, defines leadership as “a process of social influence in which one person is able to enlist the aid and support of others in the accomplishment of a common task.”
Leadership vs. Management
Warren Bennis, in his book On Becoming a Leader lists the differences between managers and leaders as follow:
To be effective, one must adopt both management and leadership as the two are linked and compliment each other. However, in post-industrial economy where we rely less on manufacturing and more on knowledge, information, service and innovation, the importance and emphasis put on people and leadership are more than ever.