Archive | February, 2019

Collective Practice of the Trait and Skills Theories

Are leaders more efficient when applying two or more leadership approaches to their leadership process? Let’s examine Diane. Diane is a fashion designer, author, philanthropist, and President of the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA). She describes her mother as being “strict and somewhat distant” (von Fürstenberg, 2014). Diane’s mother is a Holocaust survivor […]

When Leadership traits armed with skills

Can personal traits be a success predictor for strong leadership? The answer would be “No”. Trait approaches representing of “Great Man” theory is no longer independently be supported to define the leadership. Now not only building leadership skills but also collaborating with many other factors (Followership, Situation and so on) can be important factors to […]

Former President Barack Obama: Epitomizing Honorable Leadership

Following the 2011 shooting in Tucson, Arizona, a grieving Former President Barack Obama said, “we should do everything we can to make sure this country lives up to our children’s expectations” (Gould & Harrington). It was statements like these that truly captured Obama’s intrinsic dedication to his role as America’s commander in chief. Obama was […]

John C. Maxwell: A Servant Leader for Transformation

        There are many types of leaders throughout the world who personify their respective types of leadership.  John C. Maxwell personifies the transformational and servant leader. By definition, according to Penn State University Canvas Instructure, Transformational leadership is a process that changes and transforms individuals and Servant Leadership is about meeting the needs […]

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