Charisma: Ancient and modern versions
The term ‘charisma’ is found in many popular accounts of leaders and leadership. It is
almost always used with little in the way of even a working definition, as if the term
requires no formal clarification. Take a little time to reflect on what you mean when you
use the term, by tackling Exercise 4.1. This will provide you with an opportunity to
compare your notes with any new understanding of charisma that you may have reached
after studying the chapter.