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    Two factors which caused leadership researchers to shift their focus from traits to behaviors were a general misinterpretation of the trait findings and ________

    the development of new assessment instruments, the paradigm shift in psychology to behaviorism, or the emergence of cognitive psychology

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    As you know, one of the main reasons why leadership researchers switched from focusing on traits to focusing on behaviors was the ineffectiveness of trait research in predicting leaders! As they say, the proof of the eating is in the pie. If your approach doesn't work, then maybe it's a lousy approach -- or in ...

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    The solution is a guide and explanation of the concepts related to the concept of leadership and governance to answer the question posted in the original problem (see problem description).