BACKGROUND OF LEADERSHIP DISEASES
Leaders and followers have diseases. The diseases could co-exist alongside good attributes. Some bad
leaders are actually psychologically sick: sadists, megalomaniacs, jealous, immature, or psychopathic personalities. Some
have deviant values.
DISEASES THAT MANIFEST IN THE PERSON
Disease related to the personality of the leader are pride and vanity, petty-mindedness,
uncompensated weaknesses, ignorance, and lack of creativity.
DISEASES THAT MANIFEST IN DEALING WITH FOLLOWERS
Diseases that manifest in dealing with followers include seeking excessive veneration,
oppression and injustice, manipulation, dishonesty, seeking false reputation, and abandoning followers
DISEASES OF FOLLOWERS:
Diseases of followers
include hypocrisy, insincerity, bad advice for leaders, disloyalty, and flattery.