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By R. W. J. Keeble

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ISBN-13: 9780080114163

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If, however, it is true that leadership qualities are something within the individual which he can therefore bring effectively to different groups in different situations, it is evident that what he brings must "click" or gear into what others bring to the group, otherwise it simply will not work. A charming woman who is prized as a morale-booster on social occasions but who knows no first-aid may be tolerated in an accident only if she can telephone for an ambulance; a gifted bazaar-opener or political propagandist may fail her family if she can only boil an egg.

New Understandings of Leadership, Association Press, New York, 1957. LEADERSHIP UNDER SCRUTINY 35 tion about ideal leadership qualities as on gathering data about leadership acts in practice and on research to test hypotheses arising both from the facts and from theory. They distinguish three types of leadership: (i) the person who has achieved prominence by unique attainment, who is ahead of his group; (ii) the person who by designation has been given an official status, who is then the head of his group; and (iii) the person who emerges in a given situation in ways the group recognises as needed, that is, one who is a head of his group.

Many voluntary organisations have by now a long experience in this field. It may well be worth while to ask if this experience is being adequately interpreted and used. It might be profitable to check present thought against the points enumerated by Ross and Hendry, namely, selecting people of real potential, giving them responsibility that accords with their already developed capacity, affording them consistent support including the friendship and counsel of experienced people, and providing them with the opportunity of sharing their problems in discourse with their own peers.

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