There is no finishing line in the race for excellence. Transformational leadership is the kind of leadership which is the process of engaging with others, to create a connection that increases motivation and morality. A very important part that could allow for Transformational Leadership is the emotional engagement. The simplest way to look at Transformational Leadership is the transferring of vision into reality.
Setting an example is not the main means of influencing others, it’s the only means. Being an example is the only way you can influence other people. Nothing great is ever achieved without enthusiasm.
Transformational is an ongoing function. Transformational Leadership is that which facilitate a redefinition of people’s mission and vision, a renewal of their commitment and the restructuring of their systems. It’s a relationship of mutual simulation, and elevation, that converts followers into leaders, and many convert leaders into moral agents. Hence, Transformational Leadership must be grounded in moral foundations.
There is no leadership without follow-ship. Setting an example is the only means of influencing them. Influence involves an exceptional form of influence that moves followers to accomplish more than what is usually expected. The core elements in leadership is concerned with emotions, liaise, ethics, standards, and long-term goals.
There’s a wide range of leadership influence where followers and leaders are bound together in the transformational process. You need to be able to work together and to facilitate the transformation.
Dubai Government’s Model
Government’s role is to make people happy
Smart government need to be smart, understanding people’s needs and responding to these needs
We don’t want people to go to government anymore; we want the government to go to people
We don’t want to have times and hours when people can go to the government; we want the government to be with the people anytime they want (government on call; government unlimited)
Self-awareness. Engaged and involved. Social awareness. Creative thinker. Trust in followers. Ethical with moral conduct. Assures the values of justice, fairness and equity. Loyal. Open minded. Welcomes new beneficial things, keep updated with new practices. Investing in people. Utilising communication technology. Empathy. Accepting, listening and hearing.
Leadership- works through a strategy that is dynamic and can be modified as needed, improved as necessary. Partnerships are very important. Sharing with people, sharing with others, extending the benefits, the exchange, processes.
Customer results and customer satisfaction is very important. Assurance is done through mystery shoppers. People results are very good, and corporate results is very rewarding and very encouraging.
Excellence is doing ordinary things extraordinarily well. The leaders of tomorrow are the focus, and are the foundation of the future. Transformational leadership really comes from the vision and abilities of a leader who is able to engage his followers through different tiers of leadership.