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Unformatted text preview: raef Crystal: The Language of Leadership many parts of world = military leaders, stage a coup CEO $$$$$$ ca-ching
ca- Lecture 16 • Ex. Toronto Mayor Rob Ford - smoked crack/oral sex comments (political
abuse of power) • Plenty of jobs in world that give power over group of ppl/org which gives
ability to abuse power • What are the circumstances under which someone abuses power & role of
communication in these processes? Types of Leadership Theory
Personality or “great man” approach • assumption some traits that set leaders apart from other ppl that enables
them to be good, eﬀective leaders - turns out diﬃcult to ﬁnd personality
attributes that predict this... Situational
Situational approach • leaders = made by circumstances... crisis comes along & someone naturally
emerges in that time as a leader. Combinational
• must be some kind of interaction between person & situation. ppl who have
attributes that best ﬁt the conte...
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- Spring '08