IntroductionBusiness units all around the world looking for leaders who are able to mould their business grow. This can be seen from the fat that leaders are looking towards new methods to help the business achieve a solution which will help them face the growing global competition. Leadership presents different personality styles like brilliant, lonely, and imaginative and risk takers. Leaders thus have to perform a variety of role which are of prime importance and helps business achieve their set objectives. Different leaders have different traits and their working differs from other.
The difference in their traits and working abilities makes organisation achieve their objectives in a different way. Purpose of the reportIdentifying the leadership traits and style of Narayana Murthy of Infosys Technologies and Azim Premji of Wipro Technologies. Identifying the advantages these traits provide them while conducting business Identifying the disadvantages that come along and ways that will make it more effective. Analyzing the working style of Narayana Murthy and Azim Premji and finding which is a better one after taking into consideration the present economic scenarioLeadershipLeadership is a concept which is widely recognized by every organisation and it arises due to different personality styles, attitudes, the basic concepts, relationship and self identity towards goal.
A research conducted by Angelo (2007) shows that leadership consist of vast array of jobs for the leader and ensuring those roles will ensure success. It lays stress on the fact that different trait of a leader helps in different situations. Leaders look forward to see that they are able to mould the environment so that maximum can be extracted from the employees. Leadership thus looks at ways in which the leader integrates the different roles, culture and people so that each can be directed towards the benefit of the organisation.
Thus, leadership is a broader concept and this can be seen from the different leadership style shown by Narayana Murthy for Infosys Technologies and Azim Premji for Wipro Technologies. This will help to find out how their personal style added to the advantage of their organisation and the manner in which differences in their style helped the corporation to grow. N.R. Narayana Murthy of Infosys TechnologiesN. R.
Narayana Murthy, chairman of Infosys Technologies has shaped the manner in which the organisation is performing. He transformed the corporation into a huge business model by integrating different functions. The organisation functions as a IT house and the use of Global delivery Model by Murthy has ensured that the company is able to outsource. “Innovation and moulding the different features of globalization were the prime reason and area of work chosen by Narayana Murthy”. (Murthy, 2010) The leadership traits present in Murthy helped him to change the direction in which the company worked and ensured new programs were launched.
Risk taking AbilityAn important trait which helped Narayana Murthy was the risk taking ability. This can be verified from the fact that he wanted to outsource the IT business and by creating a global delivery system he was able to do so. This trait of his paid rich dividend and also guided him towards a path which could give maximum leverage.