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Behaviors of a Charismatic Leader

Think of a leader in our society today who is generally preceived to be a charasmitic leader. In your opinion, which of the behavioral components of charisma described in the text can be attributed to him or her?

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Note: Since you did not mention the behavioral components of charisma described in your text, i just checked with the Wikipedia, and used my own personal stock knowledge on Charismatic leadership as reference.

I hope this helps.

Wikipedia, the free Encyclopedia defines Charisma (meaning "gift," "of/from/favored by God/the divine") as " a trait found in individuals whose personalities are characterized by a powerful charm and magnetism (attractiveness), along with innate and markedly sophisticated abilities of interpersonal communication and persuasion. The German sociologist, Max Weber refers to it as "...a certain quality of an individual personality, by virtue of which one is "set apart" from ordinary people and treated as endowed with supernatural, superhuman, or at least specifically exceptional powers or qualities." ...

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The solution discusses what makes a charismatic leader and points out Pres. Barack Obama as an example.