Are Great Leaders Born, or Are They Made?

Olson, David A.
December 2009
Frontiers of Health Services Management;Winter2009, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p27
In this article the author discusses the issue on organizational leadership to address the question on whether great leaders are born or made. The author puts emphasis on the idea of Debra Sukin in her article on leadership traits among personnel which contradicts to the idea of Stephanie McCutcheon that focused on the elements and steps of organizational transformation. Moreover, the author, despite the ideas that do not address the question, agrees with the two perspectives.


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