There are many paths to leadership. For you to become the best leader, you must understand the scope of various leadership styles. Think about the leaders you have had in the past in which you wanted to emulate as well as the leaders that you vowed that you would never take on their characteristics.
• Define leadership and shared leadership.
• Compare managerial leadership with transformational leadership, and describe the features of task-oriented, people-oriented, and servant leadership.
• Discuss the elements of path–goal leadership theory and leadership substitutes theory.
• Which of these leadership styles best describe where you are know and what you aspire to be in the future?