An in-depth and extensive analysis of the game of Cricket has provided a variety of interesting Leadership styles that organizations and leaders can adopt. Adjustment of the right leadership style should be based on the composition of the organization/team, the strengths and weaknesses of members, organizational and individual goals, the nature of the tasks to be handled-such as for long/medium/short term, commercial or social tasks, new or recurring/standard and others -other.
By identifying the various situations that can confront leaders in their career paths, this article emphatically emphasizes that leadership styles cannot be static for a leader and will require them to wear different leadership hats, according to different situations.
We have selected an interesting game of Cricket to identify leadership styles for organizations and leaders, which are characterized by the following features:
1) Offers multiple formats like Test Match, One day, 20-20, Knock-out, League format and so on, requiring different team members skills and different leadership styles to handle it.
2) The long history of Cricket has witnessed various phenomena of leaders (Captains), some of them are legends, some are great, some are average/medium, some are a total failure and so on
3) On the personal side Cricket is …