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Over the years, leadership styles have been studied extensively in various contexts using different theoretical foundations. As researches grow and expand, a broader focus has been placed on organizational culture. While many cultures have traditionally considered that leaders are born, current researchers and theorists consider that leadership can be learned. In this regard, issues that relate to culture should be addressed in a leadership context. While leaders tend to motivate their followers, they also try to structure organizations in the way they want. This has sparked interest in studies of cultural management whereby various theories have been studied in relation to leadership concepts. Most of the researches conducted on leadership are focused on ways leaders behave or relate to their subordinates and order case study. The aim of this paper is to investigate and relate leadership theories to their practical application as demonstrated by leaders who are considered as either negative or positive. The research also discusses qualities of some leaders based on the leadership theories.

In conclusion, leadership is believed to be the art of leading people to deliberately produce results that would not have been achieved otherwise. However, leadership does not just refer to achievement of good results, but good leaders often deliberately achieve challenging results by using the help of others.

Charismatic leadership as discussed earlier is based on devotion to the exceptional sanctity, exemplary character or heroism of an individual, and a normative order or pattern exhibited by the individual. Both mission and vision are related to an organizational purpose which is typically communicated in a written form. However, leadership qualities are related to leadership theories and their practical application as demonstrated by leaders who are considered as either negative or positive.

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    Over the years, leadership styles have been studied extensively in various contexts using different theoretical foundations. As researches grow and expand, a broader focus has been placed on organizational culture. While many cultures have traditionally considered that leaders are born, current researchers and theorists consider that leadership can be learned. In this regard, issues that relate to culture should be addressed in a leadership context. Effective leadership depends on leaders’ understanding ...

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