trait theory of leadership

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The theory that successful leaders have certain personality characteristics or leadership traits that make it possible for them to be successful leaders in any situation. This theory is also known as the ‘great man’ theory of leadership. There seems to be little support for a universal set of personality traits common to all successful leaders. See also universal behaviours.

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