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Emergent Transformational Leadership-Battlefield to Business

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Leadership is such a critical aspect of team success that without it they will ultimately fail . Companies spend millions a year selecting , grooming and developing leaders . Organizations that seek to transform their operations should keep an eye out for transformational leadership that can adjust and change to new environments . Whether one is seeking a business executive or the next military officer understanding emergent transformational leadership as it works in live situations is beneficial for recruitment. Groups , regardless of type , will eventually form a command structure . It is one of the most natural occurrences in both civilized and uncivilized society . The kind of leadership , poor or high , will determine the values of the group and how well it performs under pressure . Whether discussing business or the military , ensuring the right type of leaders makes their way forward helps i

The Importance of Hiring Managers with Divergent Thinking

Divergent thinking allows managers to find new solutions to existing organizational problems. Those that can see a problem from multiple perspectives are more likely to come to comprehensive solutions with greater impact. Tunnel Vision among managers leads to lower results and less innovative problem solving. Companies that do not consider adding divergent thinking skills to their intellectual and labor capital may find themselves with sluggish future performance.  Divergent thinking is a process of developing multiple vantage points and ways of seeing a problem. Those with higher cognitive abilities often use multiple and simultaneous pathways to understand, analyse, solve, and implement solutions from different vantage points. Switching perspectives is important for well-rounded solutions that meet multiple stakeholder solutions.  Divergent thinking is associated with genius and artistic ability. Neuroscientific studies have found that divergent thinking uses both hemisp