Explain what skills and traits are useful for successful leaders.
Literature on leadership today describes sets of skills or traits that leaders should have, and actions that should be taken to be effective. Explain what skills and traits are useful for successful leaders. Present your position as to whether the skills or traits used in the workplace should be, or are, different for men or women.
Imagine that you work for a company that is planning to expand to Sweden or Brazil. How might your expectations of gender and leadership change based on the new culture in Sweden and in Brazil? How might your expectations remain the same?
Embed course material concepts, principles, and theories (including supporting citations) along with at least one current, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal article. You may find that your discussion of leadership characteristics is easily supported with such current scholarly research, while the information about how your chosen leader exhibits those leadership characteristics is supported by popular research.