Many leaders rise to leadership roles through one particular functional route. This may reflect the work specialization of their family or another formative influence, such as a school teacher, the subject they studied at university or college, and their [Page 24]first job. It does not always relate to the main area of interest of the particular leader, who may over time even feel burdened by his or her specialism, and wish he or she had never chosen it to start with! A functional specialization can take a hold on the incumbent in terms of ...
Broad-based Leadership and Functional Leadership
Broad-based leadership and functional leadership