Bass (1985) was concerned that Burns (1977) set transactional and transforming leaders as polar opposites. Instead, he suggests we should be looking at the way in which transactional forms can be drawn upon and transformed. The resulting transformational leadership is said to be necessary because of the more sophisticated demands made of leaders. van Maurik (2001: 75) argues that such demands ‘centre around the high levels of uncertainty experienced by leaders, their staff and, indeed, the whole organization… today’. He goes on to identify three broad bodies of writers in this orientation. Those concerned with:
It also includes the internal dependencies for the strategy across functions (., delivery, innovation, marketing, finance, legal, HR). By identifying dependencies and required support, you’ve established the conditions you need (., a stable economic environment, passage of certain regulations) and your expectations of the investments from the company that will be required to accomplish the goals in the plan. For example, you may require new team members in sales and support roles to have the capacity to work with all the decision makers and influences in the customer.
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