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1. The Six Domains of Leadership: a new model for developing and assessing leadership qualities?

2. It consist of six types such as:
- Personal=authenticity; expertise; creativity and innovation; vision; dedication; fit; personal engagement; credibility.
- Relational= concern; respect; understand; fair treatment.
- Contextual= building team identity; coherence; community.
- Inspirational= high expectation; enthusiasm; optimism; high aspiration.
- Supportive= efficacy; security; blame-control; initiative.
- Responsible= balance; ethical; public role; balance.

3. Leadership versus management?

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1. The Six Domains of Leadership: a new model for developing and assessing leadership qualities?

The Six Domains of Leadership is a model that was developed to provide for a more comprehensive style of leadership that is capable of taking multiple aspects into consideration. This actually took on a life of its own after it was developed. There are entire college courses that are a full semester long devoted to the Six Domains of Leadership and how each part of the structure functions in the model to enhance leadership qualities.

One of the main advantages to this model is that it is adaptable. It can be adapted to any style because it includes many types of leadership styles. The main reasoning behind the six distinct types being used as a model for development and to assess leadership qualities is that leadership is based on predominant types, and upon further evaluation of many leaders in many different situations, it is apparent that the leaders all have commonalities, which are encompassed in the six types.

2. It consist of six types such as:

(a) Personal=authenticity; expertise; creativity and innovation; vision; dedication; fit; personal engagement; credibility.

This type of leadership is based upon the personality and individual characteristics of the leader. Each of the main aspects plays a central role in the personal leadership type. Authenticity is crucial and it must be proven by the leader to those that he or she is leading. The followers do not want a leader that is not authentic, or that appears to be something or someone that they are not. One of the main points with authenticity is that oftentimes leaders will appear to hold certain beliefs, values, and opinions so as to gain followers even if those are fallacies for the leader. Followers both want and need leaders to prove that they are legitimate.

The leader must show his or her expertise as needed and when called upon by the followers. The leader must be able to rely on their experience as a leader and must be able to move the team forward through strategic planning. The followers or team have to be able to move forward under the expertise and guidance from the leader or the leader will basically be determined to be ineffective in their role as a leader.

All leaders need creativity and innovation. Teams are confronted with a host of issues on a routine basis, and the leader must be able to use creativity and innovation to solve the current problems that are being faced as well as to mitigate the risk of additional problem development. The creativity and innovation factors also are a main consideration when the team is at a ...

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