Provided by: Global Strategic Management Incorporated
In this paper, the authors connect positive traits of introverts (i.e., analytical thinking, organized and detail-oriented behaviors, cautious and strong decision making, etc.) to desirable leadership roles. The paper also provides overview characteristics of extroverted leaders and compared them to introverted leaders. It was thought throughout history and even in modern day that only extroverted leaders were most effective. Results showed that introverted leaders must be able to learn to exhibit extroverted qualities in order to be successful.