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Article 1: Doctoral Study and Scholar Practitioner Model
Well established healthy relationship between leaders and their followers is being
emphasized in this article. The basis of corporate influence is seen to be closely intertwined with
the prowess and the character of its leadership. According to the author the pursuance of
professional training for practice rather than for academic purposes will have a significant effort
in changing organizational leadership; empowering staff/ employees and improving cooperation
between leadership and the ones who are described as their followers. The author’s claims are in
line with that of Uhl-Bien, Riggio, Lowe and Carsten in their 2014 study. The author claims that
the doctoral study will better how he/ she will associate and relate to followers/ the ones he/she
leads. This claim is rational since better academic qualification enables one to understand people
more; to learn how to meet their needs and on how to satisfy them. This will have a direct effect
on positive outcomes in an organization. With further education, leaders will be in good position
to develop better and effective strategies (Price & Vugt, 2014).
Article 2: Doctoral Study Impact on Improvement in Management & Business Practice
The author claims that the kind of leadership an organization keeps will determine
environmental climate within the organization and the performance of its employees. The claim
that completion of a doctoral study will help the business leaders to lay in better and more
effective strategies is supported by Price and Vugt (2014). According to Zhu, Avolio and
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Walumbwa (2009) transformational leadership will have a positive and critical role in improving
relationships among employees. Through transformational leadership the leadership and
workforce will work together for the common good of individuals which will enable the
organization to attain its goals. Transformational leadership will empower employees, work
relationships which will see development of efficient business practices. Cooperation between
leadership and employees achieved through transformational leadership will ensure that an
organization achieves desired profitability. Transformational leadership is necessary for an
organization to achieve global competitiveness, being economically viable and in the
achievement of a social change. Yes, transformational leadership will ensure the development of
effective and up to date strategies (Northouse, 2013).
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Northouse, P. G. (2013). Leadership Defined. In L. Shaw, P. Quinlin, & M. Stanley (6 th Ed),
Leadership: Theory and Practice (pp. 185-217). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE
Price, M. E., & Vugt, M. V. (2014). The evolution of leader – follower reciprocity: the theory of
service – for – prestige. Front Hum Neurosci, 8, 363.
Uhl-Bien, M., Riggio, R. E., Lowe, K. B., & Carsten, M. K, (2014). Followership theory: A
review and research agenda. The Leadership Quarterly, 25(1), 83-104.