Transformational leaders demonstrate emotional intelligence. They have the ability to empathize with their employees and show compassion for their well-being. Transformational leaders manage social relationships, increase productivity, reduce burnout, and enhance organizational outcomes because of the positive work environment they promote.
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum,
a) Read the article, The Role of Emotional Intelligence and Autonomy in Transformational Leadership: A Leader Member Exchange Perspective. which explains the importance of emotional intelligence to enhance employee relationships.
b) Read the article, Examining the Role of Transformational Leadership and Mission Valence on Burnout Among Hospital Staff.. It provides an understanding of how to address employee needs and avoid burnout.
In your initial discussion post,
1) Define transformational leadership.
2) Describe the importance of emotional intelligence in leadership roles.
3) Explore the methods transformational leaders use to create collaborative and communicative teams.
4) Identify solutions to combat employee burnout and turnover rates.