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Leadership for Older Adults by Wendy J. Thompson, Sandra A. Cusack

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CHAPTER

Transforming Leadership

Leaders are made, they are not born; and they are made just like anything else has ever been made in this country—by hard work. And that’s the price we all have to pay to achieve that goal, or any goal.

—Vince Lombardi

There are many ideas about what and who is a leader. Throughout history different kinds of leadership have been prevalent as the typical behaviors of leaders and group members have shifted, depending on the expectations that each held of the other. Their roles have always been interdependent and influenced by the situation in which they are operating and the tasks involved. The process of leadership involves two major players—the leader and the group members; there can never be one without the ...

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