Author(s): Rabiul Islam, Ahmad Bashawir Abdul Ghani, Emil Mahyudin, Nazariah Osman
The crucial and critical process that every leader needs to face is the changes from operational level to the strategic level in the organization. The role of strategic leaders is demanding and difficult, and it necessitates matching short-term success targets with long-term performance objectives. Qualitative research has been used in this study. By practicing behavioral theory, leaders can learn and decide what actions they want to take to become the type of leader they want among its advantages. This theory also allows leaders to be more flexible and adapt based on the situations they face. This is to ensure if the strategy is still valid in the future and could be used for a long time or they must modify the strategy. To maintain the sustainable development, organization needs strategic leaders who possess strategic leadership in helping the organization to achieve their intended goals. The strategic plan also shows the path to fulfilling the company's strategic goals or vision, while the financial plan demonstrates the path to achieving financial goals. Many people are not born leaders, but being an excellent leader takes practice and time for most people.