Reflect on what you have learned about leadership theories. Some theories support the idea that leaders are born – are most influenced by genetic factors and inherited traits. Others leadership theories support the idea that leaders are made – are most influenced by environmental factors and are developed.
For this discussion’s initial post, define what leadership means to you. Take a position and tell the class whether you believe leaders are born or made. Support your position with an example from research done in the book or on the internet from credible sources. Use relevant course terminology and site your sources. (Suggested Word Count Initial Response: approximately 400 words; Reply to classmate: approximately 200 words)
Post your timely, thoughtful response to the discussion question supported by references to this week’s material by Wednesday. Post an on-topic thoughtful response to a classmate by Friday. Answer any questions posed to you by Sunday. Cite your references.