The leadership process is not widely studied or understood. But like any profession, it is involved and for optimum effectiveness, it requires a structured plan and approach. The leadership process can most easily be understood if is broken down into three key ideas: analysis, definition, and achievement.
Managers differ in their leadership styles, and some styles are more effective than others. For example: Knowing a few things about inspiration, motivation and compliance is critical to the management role. This is because using inspiration and motivation instead of compliance to lead delivers better results.