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Gordon Allport

Gordon Allport was born in Montezuma, Indiana but the family moved to Ohio when he was six years old. His father was a doctor and turned the family home in Ohio into a hospital, surrounding his sons and family with his patients. 240 more words


Example of both the Psychodynamic and Trait Approach

Situations including the trait and psychodynamic theories would be someone making unconscientious decisions based on their personality. For example, someone who very social is more likely to strike up a conversation with a stranger than a shy person because their unconscious psychological process is telling them to do so. 11 more words

Trait Theory


Both the trait theory and psychodynamic approach are subjective. The trait theory does not have a certain set of traits but rather a long list that a leader could have to influence individuals. 65 more words

Trait Theory

What is the Trait Theory?

The trait theory focuses on characteristics and attributes of leaders and how these influence followers. According to this theory, traits can not be inherited. People are born with them.  68 more words

Trait Theory