The purpose of this paper is to compare and contrast transformational, transactional, charismatic, and contingent leadership theories and to determine similarities and differences between these theories in able to determine their future effectiveness. Additionally this paper looks at four leadership styles in term of how each address the following contemporary leadership issues: knowledge management, informatics / innovations and rapid change, and ethics.
"Four Leadership Theories Addressing Contemporary Leadership Issues as the Theories Relate to the Scholarship, Practice, and Leadership Model,"
Academic Leadership Journal: Vol. 7
, Article 10.
Available at: http://scholars.fhsu.edu/alj/vol7/iss3/10