15Charisma & Charismatic Leaders Charisma = “Gift”“CHARISMA DESCRIBES LEADERS WHO BY FORCE OF THEIRPERSONAL ABILITIES ARE CAPABLE OF HAVING PROFOUNDAND EXTRAORDINARY EFFECTS ON FOLLOWERS”Charismatic leaders are those who “reveal a transcendentMission or course of action which may be in itselfAppealing to the potential followers, but whichIs acted upon because the followers believeTheir leader is extraordinarily gifted”(Max Weber, 1947, p. 358)
16Learning about Charismatic Leadership What are the Personal Characteristics of Charismatic Leaders?What are the Behaviors of Charismatic Leaders?What are the Effects of Charismatic Leadership on Followers?
17Charisma – Value Neutral? Is Charisma Value Neutral?Ethical vs. Unethical Charismatic LeadersWhat do Ethical Charismatic Leaders Do?What do Unethical Charismatic Leaders Do?
19Carpe Diem! “Seize the day” “Win one for the Gipper” Visions“I have a dream …”“Ask not what your country can do for you. Ask what you can do for your country”Carpe Diem! “Seize the day”“Win one for the Gipper”