Directive Leadership for the Organization and Its Followers
A directive leader identifies standards he requires of his followers and confidently applies authority over them.
1. a. closer, harmonious and more cohesive.
A bank leader who establishes a closer relationship with his/her followers tends to enhance their morality at work and more so when s/he tends to be harmonious and more cohesive about his objectives. These make followers to provide quality services thereby attracting more clients.
A school leader who works closer with teachers, students and the school fraternity and promotes harmony and cohesion among them builds a good foundation for institution thereby promoting good results.
b. The quality of relationships within groups is higher
A bank leader who promote excellent relationship within his/her staff and clients will attract more profit margins due to quality services provided by his staff.
A school leader who maintain quality of relationship within teachers, students and parents to be higher promote peaceful co-existence thereby eliminating cases of unrest in the institution.
c. Intentions to leave the organization are lower
A bank leader whose intentions to leave the organization are lower will push his/her staff to focus on the bank’s vision, objective and goals for him to uphold his integrity.
A school leader will deliver quality education to students when s/he is not intending to leave the institution.
d. Groups are focused on achieving organizational goals
A school leader who is concerned about the welfare of the students and teachers will motivate them focus in achieving the school’s goals.
A bank leader who provides fringe benefits to his hard-working followers will challenge the entire staff to focus in achieving its goals.
e. Efficiency and/or effectiveness are improved.
When a bank leader increases the staff morality, his followers consequently improve efficiency on their service delivery.
A school leader who promotes a friendly learning environment improves the effectiveness of teachers and students to perform.
2. a. The followers feel that their roles in the organization are clearer
A school leader who is able to establish a clearer school roster will make his/her followers feel that their roles in the school are clearer.
A bank leader needs to assign each follower to a specific task for them to feel the clarity of their duties.
b. Their expectations of the organization are clearer
The school leader who clarifies the goals of each department after the end of learning period promotes quality performances.
A bank leader who writes achievable objectives and mission for the bank clarifies its expectation from followers.
c. Follower satisfaction with the work, the supervision, and the organization is higher
A school leader who creates favorable learning environment enhances followers’ satisfaction with the work, the organization and supervision.
A bank leader needs to ensure that followers’ satisfaction with the work, the organization and supervision is higher for maximum service delivery.
d. Follower stress is lower.
Achievable goals and objectives in a school lower stress on the students, teachers and parents thereby enabling them do what they can.
A bank leader who assigns each follower to his/her specialized task lowers stress among them while working.
e. Follower performance is higher
A school leader maintains closer supervision encourages higher performance in teachers and students.
A bank leader who award followers according to their output enhances higher performances in them.