Charismatic Leadership Versus Transformational Leadership

Charismatic Leadership Versus Transformational Leadership: Which One Are You? (video: 2 minutes, 40 seconds)

American historian and political scientist James MacGregor Burns introduced Transformational Leadership in 1978 in his seminal book, Leadership. Burns drew distinctions between Charismatic Leadership and Transformational Leadership, which can be credited for the various types of leadership models today that deal with the mutually beneficial interests of leaders and followers.

This video outlines the essential traits that Burns outlined between the two leadership models geared towards individuals who want to use their personalities to positively affect organizational development.