Trait Vs Process Leadership

1. Leadership Traits: These are the inherent qualities or characteristics that define effective leaders. They include attributes like intelligence, extraversion, fluency in communication, and other personal traits that contribute to successful leadership.


2. Leadership Process: This refers to the actions and behaviors that leaders engage in to influence and guide their followers towards achieving common goals. It involves interactions between leaders and followers, where leaders utilize their traits and skills to lead effectively.

Source — Leadership: Theory and Practice by Peter G. Northouse