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What We Know About Leadership

After you have read What We Know About Leadership by Robert Hogan, complete the following:

Evaluate the relationship between personality and leadership as well as the elements that contribute to successful leaders. Identify the factors that signify leadership effectiveness and analyse the domain model of competencies for its ability to measure leadership within individuals. Identify and analyse the components of organisational effectiveness.

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1. Evaluate the relationship between personality and leadership as well as the elements that contribute to successful leaders.

One of the most obvious from this article is the good leader is able to build relationships with others and perceptions of personality are based on what people think of themselves and what people think about others. Other's perception points to reputation, which seems to be related to the success the person has in life. Among the traits of leaders, those consider successful, are trusted, charismatic, and able to build relationships with others. Successful leaders are those who have those previously mentioned traits of trustworthy, charismatic, and friendly. Others include openness, inspiring, knowledgeable, and able to communicate, enjoying other people. This would relate directly to "The people who rise to the tops of large organizations are ...

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