By Regina H. Eckert & William A. Drath
Center for Creative Leadership
A key fallacy in thinking about leadership is to regard the manager as the primary force bringing leadership into being. This fallacy causes people to assume that if the manager is highly skilled, the leadership he or she produces will be highly effective. In this situation, one’s view of leadership is greatly reduced. The complex whole of leadership is concentrated upon one of its parts: the manager…
Eckert, R. H. (2009). Leadership is more than leaders: Developing leadership culture. Personalführung, 42 (1), 22.