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The Birkman Method: Your Personality at Work by Stephanie Capparell, Sharon Birkman Fink

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Chapter 6

Are You a Boss or Just Bossy?

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What does a good leader or CEO look like on a Birkman?

There is no one answer. Because of the complexity of people and workplaces, a wide variety of leadership styles will suit many types of organizations and the many types of work that have to be done. No formula exists that can predict leadership success. You can lead from any combination of traits.

At best, we can find some common denominators that will suit a particular industry or organization—or at least the task at hand. More important than trying to predict successful leadership, the Birkman will show the type of leader you are and what ...

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