1).Attempt to identify the personal characteristics of leaders.
2).Ways to identify leadership traits.
a) Comparing the traits of those who have emerged as leaders with the traits ofthosewhohavenot.
b) Comparing the traits of effective leaders with those of ineffective leaders.
The Behavioral Approach To Leadership
1).Isolate the behavior characteristic of effective leaders.
2).Not who effective leaders are but what effective leaders do.
3).Tried to identify some uniqueness in the behavioral pattern of
Behavioral theories Vs Trait Theories
1).Trait research provides a basis for selecting the right persons to assume formal positions in groups. In contrast behavioral determinants of leadership, we could train people to be leaders.
2).Trait theories assumes that leaders are born and not made. On the other hand if there specific behaviors that identified leaders then we could teach leadership.