The Yoga of Leadership

TheYoga of Leadership


October24, 2016

Leadershipis essential to the success of an organization. There are differentforms of leadership

andarticle exploration that offer an explanationonthe challenges and tenets of leadership. The

annotatedbibliography provided in the list below will elaborate the forms ofstrategy in leadership, situational leadership, and internet-basedknowledge that supports yoga leadership.

Thesisstatement:The annotated bibliography provided in the list below will elaboratethe forms

ofstrategy in leadership, situational leadership, and internet-basedknowledge that supports yoga


Allio,R. J. (2007). Bad leaders: How they get that way and what to do aboutthem.&nbspStrategy&amp Leadership,&nbsp35(3),12-17.

Strategyand leadership

Theimportance of strategy in leadership.

Leadershipcuts across different fields and what applies to administrativeleadership is equivalent to what refers to the practice of yoga.

Allioin the study tries to find the causes of bad leadership epidemic. Theauthor states that gaining a balanced insight is important. Allioinsists that if we understand what not do then and only then can weunderstand what we must do, in leadership.Just like a doctor we mustanalyses the symptoms before giving the cure.

Theimportance of leaders and followers in knowing their roles foreffective leadership.

Theauthor takes the approach to offer suggestions to both leaders andfollowers on what not to do.The author Explains that their findingsthat show alternative points of view in leadership.The accuracy ofthe information is supportive by a methodology of who fails todeliver actually wins and that power, and self-serving naturedominates.

Thepossibility of avoiding bad leadership in the practice of yoga.

Thearticle is phenomenal to the study of best leadership approach inyoga since the article gives insight on how bad leadership can getavoided.

Howto avoid bad leadership in Yoga.

Ifthe followers in the practice of Yoga pay attention to the leaders’instruction, then the willingness to nurture personal growth is anachievable goal. The quality of the article is extremely high, andthe length worthy of its material and will show practical advice onhow to avoid bad leadership.

Dunn,A. L. (2016).&nbspExploringSituational Leadership (RTM): A Qualitative Study on Followers

inthe Military&nbsp(Doctoraldissertation, NORTHCENTRAL UNIVERSITY).


Thisstudy in the article by Dunn got conducted to show the concepts ofsituational leadership and how it relates to the military. The authorcarried out research on situational leadership style as well asadaptability level of military leaders and how the techniques gotperceived by the senior enlisted service members. The author givesexamples of military leadership and theories such as situationaltheory rooted in psychology.

Limitationsof Situational Leadership

Thestudy by Dunn explains the challenges encountered by the situationaltheory based on how it gets taught in the early stages of leadershipand how it can help understand the historical nature of the militaryleadership style. The author takes the approach that situationalleadership in &quotdirecting&quot has a great impact on the successand failure of military leadership. He explains that their findingsin a qualitative mythology can help strengthen the militaryunderstanding of leadership. This article gives me insight on mypersonal development as a cadet in the military academy based on howI have evolved in understanding leadership at an early age.

Therelevance of the article to Yoga leadership.

Thequality of the material is extremely high and conclusive and givesin-depth detail on the impact of situational leadership about themilitary. The insight provided by the article concerning militaryleadership can get related to Yoga leadership for the achievement ofoptimal results as per the instructions provided.

Kumar,V. (2013). Thought leader: The internet – a game changer.New Zealand Management,26 n/a. RetrievedOctober&nbsp25, 2016, from

Roleof the Internet in Leadership

Kumarin the article elaborates how the internet may get used as a strategyby leaders in the development of a conducive business environment.The author states that the web has a business function and leaders inbusiness have a reason to treat the internet as they treat standardcompanies and the functions such as marketing, finance, and humanresource.

Importanceof internet-based knowledge on leadership

Theauthor talks about leaders who ignore the knowledge on the internetor disclaim any knowledge stating that they are missing out. Theresearch shows that the web is changing leadership not just thebusiness. The author shows how the internet is serving as a catalystor trigger for spurring on certain leadership qualities. The authorstates that leaders should treat the internet just as important asfinance.

Influenceof the Internet on leadership

Kumarfindings are that leadership in this area (internet) is moreinfluential in thinking strategically rather than technically. It ishighly accurate to the common perceptions out there giving examplesthat are similar from garage startups and the great impact that theinternet inventions have transformed businesses.

Therelevance of the article to Yoga leadership.

Thequality of the article is good because it validates some basicassumptions on how leaders perceive the internet and the fundamentalimportance that they cannot ignore it both from a profit making andbusiness strategy. The article emphasizes the importance of theinternet-based knowledge from the corporate world in other leadershipareas like the practice of Yoga.


Insummary, the articles cited in the annotated bibliography explain theimportance of strategy in leadership as relates to Yoga. Thechallenges encountered in military leadership can be overcome torealize the strategic goals set by an instructor in meeting theleader-follower demands.


Allio,R. J. (2007). Bad leaders: How they get that way and what to do aboutthem.&nbspStrategyand Leadership,&nbsp35(3),12-17.

Badshah,S. (2012). Historical study of leadership theories.&nbspJournalof the Strategic Human Resource Management,&nbsp1(1),49.

Brinkley,A. (2013, August). The Legacy of John F. Kennedy. Retrieved&nbspfrom Kennedy/309499/

Dunn,A. L. (2016).&nbspExploringthe Situational Leadership (RTM): A Qualitative Study on the

Followers inthe Military&nbsp(Doctoraldissertation, Northcentral University).

Greenleaf,R. K. (1991). The servant as a leader (Rev. Ed.). Westfield,IN: The Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership.

Heider,J. (2014).&nbspTheTao of Leadership: Lao Tzu`s Tao Te Ching adapted for a new age.Green Dragon Books.

Hirsch,P. B. (2014). Whitherthe bully pulpit: The leadership communications and corporate

transformation.The Journalof Business Strategy,&nbsp35(6),66-70.

Korn,M., &ampFeintzeig, R. (2014, May). Management: Is the old-school,hard-nosed boss obsolete?Wall Street Journal.Retrieved from

Korzynski,P. (2013). Online social networks and leadership: Implications for anew online working environment for leadership.&nbspInternationalJournal of Manpower,&nbsp34(8),975-994.

Kumar,V. (2013). Thought leader: The internet as a game changer.New Zealand Management,26 n/a. Retrieved&nbspfrom

Long,B. (2014, June). The Great Man Theory. Retrieved from

Maslanka,A. M. (2004). Evolution of leadership theories. (Order No. 1424602).Retrieved from

Moore,J. F. (1993). The evolution of Wal-Mart: Savvy expansion andleadership.&nbspHarvard Business Review,&nbsp71(3),82-83.

Ogilvy,J. A. (1987). Leadership vs. management. Marketing Communications,12(6), 21. Retrieved from

Volarevic,A., Volarevic, M., &amp Svigir, A. (2014, January). A New dimensionof a crisis management for the efficient business continuity. In AnEnterprise Odyssey.InternationalConference Proceedings(p. 812). The University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics andBusiness.

Winston,B., &ampFields, D. (2015). Seeking and measuring the essentialbehaviors of servant leadership.&nbspLeadership&amp Organization Development Journal,&nbsp36(4),413-434.