Changing of the Guard: A Soft Guide to Transforming How It Can Be Done [A Synthesis]

To transform an organization for its betterment and be sustainable, leaders must know how to be transformative in the first place.

This synthesis is immensely inspired by Mission Economy: A Moonshot Guide to Changing Capitalism written by Mariana Mazzucato, Ph.D., and tailored fit to the reflections on leadership and organization transformation as a communication scholar. This article explored the importance of successful leadership and being a transformational servant, at that, effective communication, action learning, and mission-driven leading as they result in organizational transformation, and sustainability, and increase people engagement, retention, and boost interpersonal relationships that can be empowering, compassionate, and empathic while attaining organizational purpose. These said factors are anchored to the imminent success of an organization; however, customization or tailor-fitting and reflection to its stakeholders is necessary. The synthesis cited theories in Mission-Driven Leadership (MDL), Path-Goal Theory of Leadership, Institutional Theory of Organization, and Action Learning as part of the backbone of the article to further explore and understand the relation of systems to transforming organizations and transformational and servant-leading.

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Hostalero, Alessa Shainne L. (2023). A Synthesis – Changing of the Guard: A Soft Guide to Transforming How It Can Be Done. ResearchGate. DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.24018.02243