Leadership has on occasion been presented as a sort of mystical status or title, which allows those who hold it to resolve all their problems as if by waving a magic wand. In fact, leaders are often considered to be heroes within their organizations. As in the general perception of the public and among employees, there is a vague perception in the relevant literature that under most circumstances leaders bring success both to employees and organizations. This places great expectations on leadership and, on occasion, huge disappointments. It is true that successful leadership brings success and increases performance, but not all charismatic individuals can be successful, or even successful leaders. Leaders are sometimes perceived as charismatic and flawless individuals who are capable of leading organizations from success to success without any hiccups along the way.
KeywordsLeadership Organization Performance Immorality Power
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