Archive for December, 2010


Friday, December 24th, 2010

The figure of the leader always has been manifested throughout history d according to the roles they play in the political, cultural. Scientific, social within other and each of them have submitted their own attributes, traits that have distinguished themselves, have placed them in a special level for those who have evaluated their work, achievements, impact, scope. Each leader is in line with some common traits as empathy, motivation, persuasion, enthusiasm, perseverance, responsibility, trust, have generated their own attributes that makes them special, and this leads to quines interested in the study of leadership in assessing what the most significant aspects to consider in what makes you recognize a good leader, and other aspects that help to understand.

In this paper we move simply select those notes allow us to understand the dimension of the leader, but we confine especially in the management leadership, so we have selected on the contributions that scholars leadership have bounded through their investigations, respecting the content and sources. For example Carlos Herreros, gives us, which has always been debated whether leaders are born or made, in this respect, evolutionary psychologists us to relate the current characteristics of the leaders to whom they who directed the first “homo sapiens “If leadership is a science or an art, if a leader is or is not different from being a” manager “, a manager, about what are or should be its characteristics, skills and attitudes. Since the mid-90s, is studied and elaborated the “emotional intelligence” of leaders and define its core competencies in terms of precisely Herreros it indicates that despite the confusion that so much information and many points of view , appears to be achieving some consensus on what are some key features of the leaders, we mention some that present summarized below: a) the management and inerting the toxicity produced by all human organization b) b) reveal their weaknesses.

President Rafael Correa

Monday, December 20th, 2010

(FTAA) should not be forgotten, as has been published on several occasions, that the nation South America had so far participated as an observer of the Bolivarian forum, which includes Cuba, Bolivia, Nicaragua, Honduras, Dominica, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, and Antigua and Barbuda. The formalization of their change of status occurs at an extraordinary summit taking place in Venezuela, which marks the 188th anniversary of the Battle of Carabobo, which sealed the independence of this country from the Spanish crown. Venezuelan official spokesmen have described the addition of Ecuador as “historic”, while President Rafael Correa highlighted the political importance of the ALBA. bbc. co., in this context indicates that “with the ALBA is being developed an integration scheme which will enhance the comparative advantages of member countries,”

according to Falconi Fander l Ecuadorian foreign minister, who said that the income will give Ecuador “complementarity new options in energy, trade, finance, health cooperation and technology.” Some analysts Ecuadoreans, the numbers do not support this view of material gain through ALBA. A recent article in El Comercio noted, moreover, that the economies of all members of the ALBA added (again not including the main promoter) did not reach the key nations on the continent, as Mexico or Argentina. To this must be added a very relevant as it highlights some critics: that the trade between Ecuador and members of the Alternative with the exception of Venezuela, is “emerging”, ie comparatively small. Do not forget according to Professor of the Latin American Faculty of Social Sciences, Teodoro Bustamante, countries that make up the mechanism “are economically similar, hence little complementary.” That is, produce more or less the same and therefore have little to be bought and sold each other.