Leadership skills – charismatic leadership
Describe charismatic leadership in your own words.
Explain what is meant by the statement that charismatic leaders use active impression management with their followers to support their image. Provide and elaborate on one (1) original example.
Access the following article attached
Elrod, D.J. (Aug 2012). The Importance of Being Authentic. Strategic Finance,(94. 2), pp. 14-16.
Respond to the following:
1. In your own words, describe what it means to be an authentic leader.
2. Why is authenticity important for leaders? Provide two (2) reasons.
Why is charismatic leadership considered a double-edged sword that requires careful monitoring to avert abuse? Provide two (2) reasons and one (1) original example illustrating this phenomenon.