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Leadership Assessment

The best technique for assessing leadership is which of the following?

critical incidents, in-depth managerial assessments, observations, or paper & pencil measures

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Critical incidents, in-depth managerial assessments, observations, and paper and pencil measures can all be valuable, information-yielding ways to assess leadership and provide insight into a person's effectiveness as a leader.

Let's define each one. A critical incident is any event that is unexpected, acute, stressful, and exceeds the normal coping capabilities of individuals. Assessing leadership during a critical incident can involve measuring one's ability to think and react quickly, respond sensitively, ...

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The solution provides an indepth explanation of aspects of leadership to answer the question presented in the original problem (see problem description).