Adam Sinkus is a Culture-Driven Leadership trainer and consultant. He
teaches leaders how they can drive the culture of the business. He also
shows companies how poor culture and leadership impact productivity and
profit. He has worked with companies in many verticals over his 10-years in
leadership and training. He is soon launching the ACES Leadership Model
which blends core leadership principles with culture-driven initiatives to
help leaders motivate and build successful teams.
How Leadership Affects Change
By Abel R. Garza
In business, we find that change is inevitable. Change is the evolution of which companies continue to compete, succeed and perform at peak performance. Is all change good or do we just embrace the idea that we should transform regardless of need? In theory, flexibility and good leadership practices lean toward a successful transition. A seasoned leader may find a path forward by practicing certain skills favorable to change. Inevitably, we see leaders practice transactional and or transformational leadership when necessary. Business is a turbulent environment that requires leadership legerdemain. This co-existence of transactional and transformational characteristics is a continual process based on organization and vision.
The concept of transactional leadership is not new (Burns, 1978). The concept was mentioned in 1981 by Bernard Bass on the principle that it coincides primarily with the manager’s views (Bass, 2008). The transactional concept focuses on organizational goals and the connection to effort and reward. These responsive characteristics hone in on personal and basic human needs by appealing to the follower