Many historical theories or ideas about leadership believe leadership is innate or inborn. One such theory is the theory of the Great Man. And, you can deem the trait theory of leadership as a follow-up of that theory. Trait leadership theory bestows its focus primarily on five significant leadership traits & they are intellect, determination, conviviality, self-confidence & morality.
In this article, we shall discuss the trait theory of leadership and its characteristics with examples.