Invitational leadership as a concept is well recognised and explored in the literature on leadership

Invitational leadership as a concept is well recognised and explored in the literature on leadership. Fincham (2018) offers an understanding of invitational leadership when he suggests that it is characterised by messages that communicate to others that they are valued, able and responsible. Egly (2003) offers some insight when he suggests that invitational leadership offers a refreshing change from the standard theories of leadership that emphasizes the process of influencing others through the use of power to an alternative leadership style that promotes collaboration and shows consideration and respect for individuals in the educational system. Fincham goes on to say that