TITLE

Great Leaders

AUTHOR(S)
Adams, Bill
PUB. DATE
May 2007
SOURCE
Leadership Excellence Essentials;May2007, Vol. 24 Issue 5, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the characteristics of great leaders. The author states that relationships are the principal component for everything they do. He claims that charisma or heroism is not emphasized on great leaders. Rather, he says that the unique ability to achieve great things can be found in them.
ACCESSION #
25310789

 

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