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Are leaders born or bred?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 5095 words.

Nature or nuture? ‘Are leaders born or bred?’ considers four types of leadership — individual and natural leadership; a nurtured individualist approach seen in Athens; the Spartans'...

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Can we do without leaders?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 4313 words.

‘Can we do without leaders?’ considers whether or not leadership is an unnecessary aspect of society or organization, or if it should be ‘distributed’, either moderately (so that leadership...

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How do leaders lead?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 4135 words.

‘How do leaders lead?’ discusses the styles of leadership using examples of different behavioural/style approaches and varied contingency theories, which consider the importance of the...

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Leadership

Keith Grint.

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 160 pages.

What is leadership? How does it differ from management and command? Are leaders born or bred? Leadership: A Very Short Introduction prompts the reader to rethink their understanding of what...

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What about the followers?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 3992 words.

‘What about the followers?’ begins with a definition of #x2018;follower’ and then considers the behaviour of followers and their relationships with leaders. Karl Popper suggested that it is...

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What is leadership?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 4168 words.

‘What is leadership?’ explains that there is no general agreement on the basic meaning of ‘leadership’, but acknowledges that we do need to know what the various definitions are to make...

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What isn't leadership?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 4968 words.

‘What isn't leadership?’ questions how we might differentiate leadership from management. Management and leadership, as two forms of authority rooted in the distinction between certainty...

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What was leadership?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 4275 words.

‘What was leadership?’ is concerned with leadership in the past. Our knowledge of leadership in ancient times is crucially dependent upon the existence of written texts, but these accounts...

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Who are the leaders?

in Leadership

July 2010; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Leadership and Motivation. 4395 words.

‘Who are the leaders?’ considers the characteristics of leaders. What do they look like? How do they act? There is a lack of diversity amongst world and business leaders; in business, the...

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