Further Reading

Leadership skills

Further advice on how to improve your motivational skills, your ability to listen better or your ability to plan for the long term can be found on the following page: https://www.thriveyard.com/35-ways-to-improve-your-leadership-skills-at-work


Initio Organisationsberatung gives tips on how to improve leadership competences, see at https://organisationsberatung.net/gute-fuehrung-gute-fuehrungskraft/

With the help of the self-identification tool of the employment agency (Arbeitsagentur, 2019), the user can test to what extent he or she has the potential to become a manager and to what extent this competence already exists, see at http://www.selbsterkundungstool.de/

The Business Knowledge Information Service and also Haufe.Akademie offer tips on how to improve leadership competences, see at https://www.business-wissen.de/hb/fuehrungskompetenz-mitarbeiterfuehrung-verbessern/ and https://www.haufe-akademie.de/blog/themen/fuehrung-und-leadership/10-praxis-tipps-fuer-fuehrungskraefte/
In addition to tips on improving leadership skills, the provider resource PEOPLE also offers an online test to check your own leadership skills, see at https://resource-people.de/team/impressum.php

Further Reading:

  • Malik, Fredmund: Management – Das A und O des Handwerks, Campus Verlag, 2007
  • Kotter, John P.: Leading Change, Boston 2012
  • Drucker, Peter: The Leader of the Future – New Visions, Strategies, and Practices for the Next Era, New York 1996
  • Pelz, W.: Transformationale Führung – Forschungsstand und Umsetzung in der Praxis. In: Au, Corinna von (Hrsg.): Leadership und angewandte Psychologie. Band 1: Wirksame und nachhaltige Führungsansätze. Berlin: Springer Verlag 2016 (pdf dwonload Transformationale Führung); ferner die Seite “Transformationale Führung”
  • Bass, B. M.: The Bass Handbook of Leadership. Theory, Research & Managerial Applications. New York: Free Press 2008
  • Bass, B. M. and Avolio, B. J.: Improving Organizational Effectiveness Through Transformational Leadership. Thousand Oaks: Sage 1994
  • Burns, J. M.: Transforming Leadership. New York: Grove Press 2003
  • Nguyen, T.: Effect of transformational-leadership style and management control system on managerial performance. In: Journal of Business Research 70 (2017)
  • Scott, A. and Schwartz, E. I.: What the best Transformational Leaders do. In: Harvard Business Review May 2017
  • Thomas, W. H.: Transformational leadership and performance outcomes: Analyses of multiple mediation pathways. In: The Leadership Quarterly 28 (2017)
  • Xiao-Hua, W. et al.): Cognitive diversity and team creativity: Effects of team intrinsic motivation and transformational leadership. In: Journal of Business Research 69 (2016)
  • Amundsen, S.: Empowering leadership: Construct clarification, conceptualization, and validation of a new scale. In: The Leadership Quarterly 25 (2014)
  • Barbuto, J. E.: Motivation and transactional, charismatic, and transformational leadership: A test of antecedents. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies 11 (2005)