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When leadership was defined in terms of “great men”

September 15, 2012

 “We once held a heroic ideal that assumed certain individuals were capable of single-handedly creating change.  Such an idea was born of romanticism in which leadership was defined in terms of “great men” who had divine capabilities, and life was ruled by mysterious religious or naturalistic forces.”[1]

(very George Plumb! [Maurice Gee’s Plumb that is])


[1] P11 Tierney, W. G. (1993). Building Communities of Difference; Higher Education in the Twenty-First Century.Westport,Connecticut andLondon, Bergin and Garvey.

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