By using trait information, managers can develop a deeper understanding of who they are and how they will affect others in the organization because benchmarks are established and provided in the trait approach in which individuals can use to evaluate their own personal leadership attributes. (Northouse, 2010).
The Skills Approach looks at the concrete task that the leader performs. The followers of this approach are able to evaluate the leader’s daily activities and behavioral characteristics. Therefore, instead of focusing on personality characteristics which are considered to be innate and fixed, the Skills Approach puts importance on the skills and
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