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Leadership Style: born or made

Are you born with a particular leadership style, or can you learn one?


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.


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 ...


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.


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  Hamish Paterson

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  Darshan Shah

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  David Wang
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  francis shumbayawonda
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  Karen Wybrow

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  Jaap de Jonge
Editor, Netherlands

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  Eric Kazembe
Entrepreneur, Malawi

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  Amkela Ngwenya

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  Joseph I. B. Bakibinga
Accountant, Uganda

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  Simbarashe Chimusimbe
Manager, Zimbabwe

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  Ben Smith
Manager, United Kingdom

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