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Transformational leadership: The impact of its behaviors on manufacturing strategy

Strategic Direction

ISSN: 0258-0543

Article publication date: 12 January 2015




This paper aims to review the latest management developments across the globe and pinpoint practical implications from cutting-edge research and case studies.


This briefing is prepared by an independent writer who adds their own impartial comments and places the articles in context.


Employees play a major role in helping to secure a competitive edge for their organization. The need for effective human resource (HR) development is, therefore, self-evident. When it comes to improving performance, leaders invariably hold the key. Performance is inevitably affected by change. Leaders are therefore charged with the responsibility of helping the workforce understand the impact of change and how the organization should respond. Transformational leadership has become all the rage in recent times.

Practical implications

The paper provides strategic insights and practical thinking that have influenced some of the world’s leading organizations.


The briefing saves busy executives and researchers hours of reading time by selecting only the very best, most pertinent information and presenting it in a condensed and easy-to-digest format.



(2015), "Transformational leadership: The impact of its behaviors on manufacturing strategy", Strategic Direction, Vol. 31 No. 2, pp. 25-27.



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