Leadership is subjective


Orientation of the actions of individuals and groups towards the realization of given goals through interaction; includes asymmetrical social relationships of superiority and subordination. The interplay between the legitimate exercise of power (rule) and submission or hierarchy, as a relationship between leader and led, are characteristics of social communities. The exercise of leadership serves different functions, for example it can convey security and orientation to those being led. In organizations based on the division of labor, management relationships also have the purpose of promoting coordination and goal achievement, among other things.

In addition to the orientation towards the achievement of goals by individuals and groups in organizations, companies, companies, etc., management functions consist of motivating employees and ensuring group cohesion.

Leadership is generally called psychological and social ability of a person in dealing with people considered. In addition to personality traits of the manager, other factors such as professional authority, situational conditions, the use of leadership techniques and social relationships are of decisive importance for successful leadership, which thus becomes a complex social process.

Leadership competence is defined and delimited by the formal organization (formal tour). A informal leadership develop; This is done by employees without a formal management position, who are respected due to their personality, professional competence and experience and therefore exert influence.

See also authority, leadership style, leadership techniques, leadership theories, leadership situation, motivation, personnel management, performance management.