The bright and dark sides of leader traits : A review and theoretical extension of the leader trait paradigm

  title={The bright and dark sides of leader traits : A review and theoretical extension of the leader trait paradigm},
  author={Timothy A. Judge and Ronald F. Piccolo and Tomek Kosalka},
a r t i c l e i n f o a b s t r a c t The leader trait perspective is perhaps the most venerable intellectual tradition in leadership research. Despite its early prominence in leadership research, it quickly fell out of favor among leadership scholars. Thus, despite recent empirical support for the perspective, conceptual work in the area lags behind other theoretical perspectives. Accordingly, the present review attempts to place the leader trait perspective in the context of supporting… CONTINUE READING
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