By John Obot
Leadership in the 21st Century has evolved. Nevertheless, transformational leadership involves leaders inspiring, motivating, encouraging innovation and creating changes that help grow and shape the future of an organisation or institution.
This implies that a leader works with teams to identify needed change, creating a vision to guide the change through inspiration and motivation, and consciously executing the change in tandem with committed stakeholders in an organisation to achieve remarkable results.
Over the last decade, researchers have focused and increasingly insisted on transformational leadership as being an effective leadership model and strategy to implement within organisations, especially public sector institutions. Instead of administrators who continue to move organisations along historical tracks (better referred to as transactional leadership), the transformational leader motivates and redirects the institution…