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The Hidden Leader by Barry Z. Posner, James M. Kouzes, Laurie Sain, Scott K. Edinger

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CHAPTER TWO

Identify Hidden Leaders

We have identified four facets of hidden leadership, with specific, observable behaviors that might indicate a hidden leader at work. The perfect and fully developed hidden leader displays all these behaviors. However, no one is a perfect specimen of any given characteristic. Everyone can be placed on a continuum of behaviors. How do you, as a manager, look at a person as a whole and identify potential as a hidden leader?

WHEN ONE CHARACTERISTIC IS MISSING

While, ideally, potential hidden leaders you have identified will exhibit integrity and some element of the remaining three aspects, you may notice people you think are leaders who are strong in only two aspects, or perhaps one. Without developing the missing ...

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