Hiring in a Leader’s Image

In looking at Trait theories of leadership, it is said that there are certain innate traits that leadersĀ  possess, such as charisma, self-motivation, having high intelligence, being responsible and having confidence. According to Stogdill (1974) identified eight traits that leaders possess: intelligence alertness insight responsibility initiative persistence self-confidence sociability (as cited in Northouse, 2010, pg. …