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Major leadership traits that emerge over years of research: 1. Intelligence: leaders tend to have higher verbal, perceptual and reasoning abilities. But if too much of difference between intelligence of leaders and other groups members, can lead to communication problems. 2. Self-confidence: ability to be certain about one’s competencies and skills, self-esteem, self-assurance, belief one can make a difference 3. Determination: desire to get the job done, includes characteristics such as drive, persistence, initiative, being proactive, assert self 4. Integrity: quality of honesty and trustworthiness, strong set of principles, take responsibility for one’s actions, makes leader believable and worthy of our trust 5.???
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Still leader-centric in terms of approach to understanding leadership, but rather than innate abilities, the focus is on skills and abilities that can be learned and to an extent, developedWhile most other approaches are not as clearly defined in terms of a particular historic moment, the skills approach????Renewed interest in the skills approachGiven that organizations face multiple challenges on a daily basis. Some of them quite complex, interrelated in nature, renewed interest in how leaders might develop set of skills to???Katz (1955) Technical, human and conceptual skillsAccording to Katz (1955) skill are what leader can accomplish while as trait are who they areLeadership skills are defined as the ability to use one’s knowledge and competencies to accomplish a set of goals and objectivesTechnical skills related to knowledge, proficiency in relation to specific type of work, more important at lower and middle levels of managementHuman skills knowledge about and ability to work with people; people skills, can adapt ideas to reach follower, self-awareness, aware of and sensitive to needs of othersConceptual skills; ability to work with ideas and concepts; can talk about ideas in relation to how they shape organization, can work e easily with abstractions????

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