Monday, March 29, 2010

Influence of Heredity & Environment on Leadership

Are leaders born or made?
Do you have to have the right stuff to be a leader?
Does heredity or environment contribute more to leadership effectiveness?
 Traits, motives & characteristics required for leadership effectiveness are a combination of heredity & environment
 People need right opportunity to develop their mental ability for leadership position

Physical factors Important genetic contribution to imaginative thinking include brain power & emotional expressiveness
These traits require the right environment to flourish that includes :-
 Encouragement from others and
 Opportunity to experiment with ideas