Traditional Paradigms of Leadership

Trait Leadership Theory

Your browser needs to be JavaScript capable to view this video

Try reloading this page, or reviewing your browser settings

This video segment examines leadership traits. It highlights the traits that prior scholars have identified as pertinent for leadership and it takes a critical perspective to this approach by discussing its shortcomings.


  • Leadership
  • Leader
  • Traits
  • Characteristics
  • Attributes
  • Personality
  • Great Man
  • Shortcomings

About this video

Christian Harrison
First online
23 January 2020
Online ISBN
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright information
© The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2020