Chapter 3

Leaders as Change Agents for Change and Sustainability

This chapter discusses the role of leaders as change agents. Transformational leaders have the ability to motivate multiple stakeholders and mobilize resources to enable change for sustainability. Leaders have to act professionally, ethically, and avoid (1) misrepresentation of messages regarding a change process, (2) wasting of resources, and (3) other related matters. Thus, development of leadership via training and succession planning is important to organizations.

Leadership and Types of Leadership

Stogdill explained that leadership was an interpersonal process that aimed to influence others (called followers) in order to achieve the predetermined sets of goals and is practiced ...

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