Monthly Archives: September 2014

The Big Five – F14.3

In the Spring 2014 issue of the MIT Sloan Management Review, Ginka Toegel and Jean-Louis Barsoux report on how, even though we may possess certain traits, we must understand and manage our personalities in order to be successful leaders. Personality … Continue reading

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Background to Leadership – F14.2

In her book Leadership for the Disillusioned (2007), Amanda Sinclair devotes a chapter to discussing the importance of understanding an individual’s personal background when determining what kind of leader they will be and how they will respond to others in … Continue reading

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A Face for Leadership – F14.1

A recent issue of The Leadership Quarterly (October 2014) contains several articles that address the relationship between facial appearance and leadership. Relying on the way someone looks as a basis for judgment is a form of information shortcut that people … Continue reading

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