Transformational Leadership- James Riady
Good morning and welcome to the Case study surrounding – the leadership challenges of James Riady. In order to discuss James Riady as a leader, his leadership style must be discussed and further analysed. James Riady’s transformational leadership type is shown by his unique visionary and charismatic leadership attributes (John R, 2002, p. 363). Riady, also known as a philanthropist, is one of Indonesia’s most recognised and successful business leaders, part of Indonesia’s largest business conglomerates. His success is viewed through his remarkable impact of Indonesia’s economic growth in the 2000s (John R, 2002, p. 364). Like most business leaders, Riady faced many difficulties within his managerial business career. As chairman of the Lippo Group,he has been forced to endure much criticism during difficult times including the time he was forced to pay the largest US fine for breaching election campaign finance laws (John R, 2002, p. 363). The case our group will explore, discusses problems associated with the transformational theory of which is associated heavily with James Riady. The problems associated with the Transformational Leadership as a management issue includes an implementation of change, trust and ability to take criticism as well as potential problems associated. We will also discuss the theories analysed which are relevant when discussing the management issue. The theories include the behavioural theory and the trait theory. The behavioural theory is dependent on the interaction of factors including the leader's task motivations and their behaviour. The possibilities to resolve future management problems as well as recommendations for the future is crucial when dealing with potential future management problems. It is important that such leaders including Riady must also maintain high standards of conduct to win widespread admiration because of their visionary and charismatic personalities. Although Riady...
Bibliography: John R, S. J. (2002). Management. In S. J. John R, Management (p. 363). Asia Pacific: Printing International .
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