Used platform for politics Newspaper column + weekly radio show o Started as women’s issues, became political o Promoted ignored subjects Many women got jobs out of the household because of her newspaper Women’s rights o Had female-only press conferences (women weren’t even allowed in white house) News companies had to hire women WW2 o Speeches, letters, visits o Fought for peace African American rights o Concert o Center of isle in segregated rooms. Theories: Theory 1: Trait Approach MAJOR LEADERSHIP TRAITS o Intelligence (Intellectual Ability): the capacity to perform the various mental tasks in a job Characteristics – strong verbal ability, perceptual ability, and reasoning Has a positive impact on an individual’s capacity Intellectual ability shouldn’t differ too much from subordinates If it does, it can have a counterproductive impact on leadership Ex. Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple His work has revolutionized the personal computer and electronics industry, and changed the way people play and work o Self-Confidence: the ability to be certain about one’s competencies and skills Sense of self-esteem, self-assurance, and belief that one can make a difference or influence people
Ex. Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple People thought the devices he wanted to create were impossible, but he never doubled his products would change the world o Determination: the desire to get the job done Characteristics – initiative, persistence, dominance, and drive Willing to assert themselves, are proactive, and have the capacity to preserve through challenges Ex. Dr. Paul Farmer, founder of Partners in Health (PIH) Secured health care and eliminate tuberculosis for Haiti and other third world countries o Integrity: the quality of honesty and trustworthiness Characteristics – loyal, dependable, and not deceptive Adhere to a strong set of principles and take responsibility for their actions Inspire confidence in others because they’re trusted and believable Ex. Bill Clinton, President of USA
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