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Traits of Effective Leaders

What qualities do you need to be a great leader? Do certain personality traits help people become better leaders? According to the trait theory of leadership, people who posses certain leadership traits tend to be better leaders. Do Leadership Traits Exist? People have long questioned what exactly makes some people great leaders. Early theories centered on …

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What Is the Contingency Theory of Leadership?

“Effective leadership is finding a good fit between behaviour, context, and need.” – White & Hodgson, 2003 What is it exactly that makes a leader effective? According to one theory of leadership that became prominent during the 1970s and 80s, effective leadership is dependent upon the interaction between a leader’s behaviors and the situation itself. …

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