Here again, N trait is considered a pejorative. Narcissism was tested as a characteristic of leaders and was predicted to be a negative predictor.
The study found that extraversion was a predictor of the willingness to lead but not of success as a leader. General intelligence was the best predictor of success. From other work, intelligence seems more descriptive of introversion than of extraversion. Example Obama probably introvert. Trump probably exravert.
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