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Risk Taking

  • By: Victoria Lee Erickson
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership

Risk taking is the possibility that the choices one makes may bring suffering, harm, loss, or danger to the risk takers. A course of community action involving taking a chance on uncertain danger, incurring known loss, or endangering others typically involves ...

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