First Advisor

Stanton Heister

Date of Award

Spring 6-9-2023

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Business: Management and Leadership and University Honors

Department

Business

Language

English

Subjects

leadership styles, introvert characteristics, extroverted characteristics, effective leadership, adaptability in leadership, and strengths and challenges of introverted and extroverted leaders.

DOI

10.15760/honors.1367

Abstract

The objective of this thesis is to analyze the correlation between leadership styles, introverted and extroverted trails, and their impact on effective leadership within the workplace. The first section defines leadership and introduces leadership styles: servant, transformational, identity, autocratic, democratic, and coaching. The discuss delves into the distinctive characteristics, advantages, and obstacles associated with each leadership style, highlighting how each leadership prioritize personalized guidance and assistance for team members. The second section explores the introvert and extrovert aspects and how they complement each other in the workplace. Effective leaders possess the ability to adjust their personality traits, exhibiting both social and task-oriented qualities. Extroverted leaders possess charm, charisma, and communication skills, while introverted leaders possess vision, introspection, and analytical abilities. The third section examines the importance of introverted and extroverted qualities in business leadership and the ability of successful leaders to adapt their styles to different situations. Capable leaders have the ability to harness their strengths and proactively address areas where they may feel less at ease. In conclusion, the thesis emphasizes that effective leadership requires the ability to adapt to different situations, and various leadership styles may be necessary depending on the circumstance. These findings have important implications for leadership development and training programs aimed at enhancing leadership effectiveness in organizations.

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Comments

An undergraduate honors thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in University Honors and Business Administration: Management and Leadership & Business Administration: Human Resource Management.

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/40270

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