The Great Man Theory

The Great Man Theory suggests that there are people who are naturally born with certain qualities that allows them to rise to the top, meaning they reach positions that have priority and power.

According to this theory, great leaders are heroes because they accomplish greatness despite the odds.

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Too Much Charisma Can Actually Hurt a Leader's Effectiveness

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It's the quality of attracting and influencing the ones around you and more often than not, charismatic people tend to have extraordinary communicative skills.

There are certain people we find charismatic. They exude confidence, compassion, and vision. And leadership models show the capability of being able to reassure the other persons' needs and value.

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The Journal of Personality and Psychology studied the effect having too much charisma. The results ended up showing that organizations must choose applicants with a mid-range level of charism instead of the extremely charismatic ones.

This is due to their finding that highly charismatic leaders are less effective due to their lack of operational behavior.

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