Leadership - 02 - Traits, Motives and Characteristics of Leader

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A. What is trait? B. Leadership traits I. Personality 1. General personality traits: self confidence, humility, trustworthiness, authenticity, extra version, assertiveness, enthusiasm-optimism-warmth, sense of humor. 2. Task related personality traits: passion for work and the people, flexibility and adaptability, internal locus of control, courage, EQ-Selfawareness-Selfmanagement-Socialawareness-relationshipmanagement II. Leadership motives 1. Power motive: personlized powermotive, socialized…

Trait

trend, skills, characteristics and experience

Personality

Personal attributes or belongings which contribute toward effectiveness of leadership

General personality traits

Traits used in work and personal life

Self-confidence

- Never give up
- Being flexible

Humility

- Being humble at right times
- Admitting if making mistakes

Trustworthiness

- Leaders make followers believe by talking, listening and helping
- Leaders want trust from other members

Authenticity

- The leader is honest and good all the time
- They be kind because it's their intrinsic personality

Extraversion

- Do something more than requirement
- Socialising (like meeting many people)

Assertiveness

- Always demand/express high goals

Enthusiasm

- Good relationship with team members
- Love their job

Optimism

- Share, inspire others

Warmth

- Emotional support, being friendly

Sense of humor

- Jokes, funny people

Task-related personality traits

- Reaction when given a job

Passion for work and people

- Love their job and task

Flexibility

- Able to change according to the situation

Adaptability

- Adjust to the situation

Internal locus of control - Prime mover

- The first person who is willing to do the job

Courage

- Do not run away from difficulties/problems
- Never give up

Self-awareness

- Understand one's own emotion
- Understand one's own strength and weakness

Self-management

- Control emotion

Social awareness

- Understand people's emotion

Relationship Management

- Ability to communicate and build relationship with members

Leadership motives

- What motives a person to be a leader

Personalized power motive

- For personal reasons, don't care about others
- Become the rich first then help others

Socialized power motive

- Want to get power to help others

The Drive and Achievement Motive

- Work hard to achieve goals
- Always want to win

Tenacity and resilience

- Persistent and never give up

Strong work ethic

- Practicing positive values
- Don't want money/power but want to help others

Cognitive factors

- Mental capabilities

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