A leader is someone who has the authority to tell a group of people what to do. In the simplest sense, a leader is somebody whom people follow. A group with no leader is called leaderless. A leader is one who gets others to take action towards a common goal. One job of a leader is to govern the actions of followers. A leader also represents a group or company. For example, the Prime Minister of Canada has the authority to govern the society of Canada and represent the people of Canada. He is a leader.
References[change | change source]
- Edwin A. Locke, The Essence of Leadership: The Four Keys to Leading Successfully (New York: Lexington Books; Toronto: Maxwell Macmillan Canada; New York: Maxwell Macmillan International, 1991), p. 2
- Parag Diwan, Management Principles and Practices (New Delhi: Excel Books, 2002), p. 328
Other websites[change | change source]
- 'The Vision Thing': How Effective Leaders Cultivate and Co-ordinate Social Identity in Order to Promote Followership
- Leadership Resources
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