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  Warren
 

Leadership Style: born or made

I believe that to be an affective leader, leadership style is something that you can learn and be able to adapt depending on the situation.

  imran ali mir
 

Style of Leadership

Leaders are born with some inherited genes of leadership, but need to polish with situations faced by them.

  Niks
 

Leadership an inborn quality

Imran is absolutely right!! Leadership is an inborn quality which needs polishing by handling different situations. Leadership cannot be taught, it is developed ...

  Bill
 

Leadership Style: born or made

Imran and Niks are absolutely wrong!! Leadership is a behaviour and behaviours can be (and are) learned, from birth to death. I suggest you do some reading on the subject before showing your ignorance. If you still think you're right, identify the leadership gene....

  Dawit Aynachew
 

Leadership Style: born or made

This to me is like asking, “Are artists born or made?”. Although there may not be a responsible gene for the inborn ability, we cannot deny that there is an inborn propensity for leadership as there is one for being an artist. However, anything uncultivated eventually becomes nothing, regardless of it's an innate advantage. Hence,
1) There’s a potential for leadership in all and it comes at varied intensity at birth, and
2) Training polishes it.
The nearest the mixture approaches pick, the best the leader would be.

  Gill
 

Nature v Nurture - that old chestnut

Whilst I've seen research that looks into the exis (...)

  rafita
Indonesia
 

Leadership can be developed

As leadership definitions always say there must be (...)

  Hamish Paterson
 

Born or Made?

I have a wonderful cartoon that depicts two nurses (...)

  Darshan Shah
 

Leadership Style -born or made

Leadership is a style by birth, I guess almost 50% (...)

  David Wang
Manager, China
 

It's About Self-awareness and Belief

In my opinion leaders are made by the environments (...)

  HesKama
Manager, Kenya
 

Leadership: Born or Made?

Though it can be said that leaders are born, leade (...)

  francis shumbayawonda
Student (University), Zimbabwe
 

Shakespeare

Where does Shakespeare's Twelfth Night fit in the (...)

  Karen Wybrow
Australia
 

Leadership: Born or Made?

Leaders are both born and made... There is no natu (...)

  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands
 

WHAT ASPECTS of Leadership are Born or Made?

Perhaps it's better to reframe this discussion: To (...)

  Eric Kazembe
Entrepreneur, Malawi
 

Leaders are Born

My opinion, leader are born. For example, in a pla (...)

  Amkela Ngwenya
 

Leaders are Born, Making Has a Role to Play!

Let's take an analogy of a sports man, a soccer pl (...)

  Joseph I. B. Bakibinga
Accountant, Uganda
 

Leadership Styles: Born with or Learnt?

Leadership styles are about the behaviours that we (...)

  Simbarashe Chimusimbe
Manager, Zimbabwe
 

Response to Leaders Born or Made

@Karen Wybrow: while everyone has got his or her o (...)

  Ben Smith
Manager, United Kingdom
 

Does Leadership Develop in Response to a Need?

I read somewhere that many great leaders experienc (...)

 

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