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Authenticity

  • By: Kathleen E. Allen
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Authenticity is the condition or quality of being authentic, trustworthy, and genuine, free from hypocrisy. An authentic person must actually possess the apparent attributes that others see, so that if you appear to be sincere, you would actually be sincere

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