What is the Leadership Process Model?
The Leadership Process Model was developed by Randall B. Dunham and Jon Pierce, and was published in their 1989 book "Managing." You can see our interpretation of the model in figure 1, below. (It has been redrawn this for clarity.)
Figure 1 – The Leadership Process
The model shows the relationship between four key factors that contribute to leadership success or failure. These are:
As well as having an awareness of the model, you can also apply lessons from it by doing the following:
“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.” - Jim Rohn
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." - John Quincy Adam