Born Leaders?

Fink, Sharon Birkman
March 2009
Leadership Excellence Essentials;Mar2009, Vol. 26 Issue 3, p7
The author offers tips for organizations on identifying potential leaders. She says that the four categories of leadership traits are inspirational, intellectual, individual and charismatic motivation. According to the author, personality assessments (PAs) can help identify strengths, weakness, assumptions, motivations and interpersonal styles. She notes that the personality of potential leaders should not contrast with leadership requirements and suggests offering of mentoring, structured socialization and formal education.


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