… Leadership Theories
Summary: This is a 2 page paper that outlines several theories of leadership. It has 2 sources.
Leadership is a term used for defining the characteristics, qualities, skills, and objectives of an individual who successfully leads his or her particular group or organization in the attainment of the desired goal or objective. A leader is simply defined as “someone you follow to a place you would not go by yourself”. Cultural changes, technological advancements, productivity and commitments are of high importance when considering the various terminologies that are associated with leadership. The basic premise that governs leadership is …
… a certain personality and this attraction can lead to a powerful leadership. There are three features of the charismatic leadership, the first is that people trust the correctness of the leader, second the followers feel affection towards the leader and obey him willingly, and third the followers feel emotional involvement.
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