Leadership Foundations: Leadership Styles and Modes

Discover the type of leader you want to become. Explore the most popular and respected leadership styles and models available today.


Leadership is learnable. Even the best leaders develop their capacity and competency for greater responsibility over time. By investing in your leadership skills now, you pave the way to opportunities in the future. A frame of reference for what leadership is, how it is practiced, and the most prevalent styles and approaches will help you become the leader you want to be. In this course, Professor Alexander Lyon covers styles of authority, from autocratic to laissez-faire; approaches to action and communication; and models of responsibility, including servant leadership. He also explains why you should prioritize the qualities that can have the biggest impact on your success as a leader: authenticity, purpose, and empathy.

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