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Unformatted text preview: 12 T raits of a Good Leader The variables of that have been focused on o Leader effectiveness o Leader characteristics and style o Follower characteristics o Leader behavior o Leadership context 1. Leadership effectiveness is problematic a. In many cases effectiveness is defined in terms of perception, which may not align with any objective measure of effectiveness 2. Certain traits seem to be related to the perception of leadership a. But possession of these traits is not guarantee of success. b. Traits appear to predict leadership more in weak situations than in strong situations 3. Prior experience is not a good predictor of leadership effectiveness a. Because it is usually measured in terms of time on the job and not fails to adjust for variability across situations 4. Regardless of effectiveness people characterize leaders when they have certain traits a. Like intelligence, outgoing personality, strong verbal skills, aggressiveness, understanding, and industriousness, and when they...
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- Fall '09