Title: Zealous leadership paradigms

Authors: Geeta R. Bharamagoudar; Shashikumar G. Totad; Prasad Reddy; R.B. Shobha

Addresses: Department of Information Technology, GMR Institute of Technology, GMR Nagar RAJAM – 532 127, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India ' Department of CSE, GMR Institute of Technology, GMR Nagar RAJAM-532127, Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh, India ' Department of CS & SE, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam-530 003, Andhra Pradesh, India ' Department of ECE, Basaweshwar Engineering College, Bagalkot 587102, Karnatak, India

Abstract: Leadership is the activity of influencing people to strive willingly for domain objectives. Leader is characterised by his vision, ability to inspire his subordinates, effective communication skills, personality characteristics such as charisma, high energy levels, positive attitude, high resilience, strong, adaptability, enthusiasm, self-confidence, initiative, dynamic, logical thinking, thinking out of box, problem solving capability, ego-less behaviour, giving back good things to society and strong capacity to convert unfavourable situations to favourable situations for the benefit of organisation/domain. Four leadership paradigms namely master/slave, server/client, followers/members and culture driven paradigms are defined. Zealous leadership paradigms model helps to execute given problem definition/task in a systematic way, with minimum number of control messages and delay. Complexity of given problem defines which communication model to use among centralised, hierarchical, linear and distributed communication which enhances the performance of the domain. This paper presents zealous leadership paradigms which help to choose critical path with less number of human resources/tools. It helps in performing accomplished tasks within minimum amount of time and delay. It aids in reduction of control message generation.

Keywords: leader personality; managers; leadership paradigms; follower-member; loopholes; communication skills; messages; master-slave; server-client; culture; zealous leadership; leaders.

DOI: 10.1504/IJGSB.2015.069033

International Journal of Globalisation and Small Business, 2015 Vol.7 No.1, pp.92 - 106

Received: 01 Sep 2014
Accepted: 19 Jan 2015

Published online: 24 Apr 2015 *

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