Date of Award
Open Access Thesis
Master of Arts in Leadership (MAL)
James McGregor Burns defines transformational leadership as leaders seeking power to implement an agendn to help others lead better lives, and to enhsnce their ability to positively influence the world around them. The two essentials of power are mative and resource, Burns contends that transformational leaders will use them both to elevate the moral standing of society. The following research was conducted using James McGregor Burns' Transformational Leadership lheory as a foundntion for studying a leader in the business world. By understanding this leadership theory, the resesrcher was able to apply these characterisffcs to the leader and make conclusions regarding the relevance of Burns' theory ta this particalar individual.
Cahill, Ann Paulsen, "A Leadership Case Study: Application of Burns' Transformational Leadership Theory" (1999). Theses and Graduate Projects. 1366.