Great man or great myth ? A quantitative review of the relationship between individual differences and leader effectiveness

@inproceedings{HoffmanGreatMO,
  title={Great man or great myth ? A quantitative review of the relationship between individual differences and leader effectiveness},
  author={Brian J. Hoffman and David J. Woehr and Robyn. Maldagen-Youngjohn and Brian D. Lyons}
}
This study presents a meta-analysis of 25 individual differences proposed to be related to effective leadership, with an emphasis on comparing trait-like (e.g. personality and intelligence) to state-like individual differences (e.g. knowledge and skills). The results indicate that although both trait-like (achievement motivation, energy, dominance, honesty/integrity, self-confidence, creativity, and charisma) and state-like (interpersonal skills, oral communication, written communication… CONTINUE READING
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