reason any person can improve his or her leadership effectiveness is that part
of leadership involves skills, and skills can be practiced and developed. A
further advantage of looking at leadership skills is that most people are less
defensive about deficits in skills (which can be improved) that about suggested
deficits in, say, personality. As a scholar of leadership, it is important for
you to know that certain skills do contribute to leadership effectiveness and
these leadership skills can be learned.
your readings and experiences, identify and fully describe the basic and
advanced skills that contribute to leadership effectiveness. In addition,
describe which leadership skills are most important at lower, middle and higher
levels of management. Fully support your
your readings and experiences, identify and fully describe the traits that
predict effective leadership and the traits that derail effective
support your response.