Marius Calin Benea – „Politehnica” University Timișoara, Faculty of Engineering Hunedoara, Revoluţiei 5, cod 331128, Hunedoara, Romania




3rd International Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology, Tourism, Economics, Management and Agriculture – ITEMA 2019 – Bratislava, Slovakia, October 24, 2019, CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS published by the Association of Economists and Managers of the Balkans, Belgrade; Printed by: SKRIPTA International, Belgrade, ISBN 978-86-80194-23-3, ISSN 2683-5991, DOI:




Romania has few authentic leaders. And a lot of imagined leaders. Although the managers
and entrepreneurs of today have access to profile information and an elite of specialists to advise them
on leadership, few are willing to make the transformation from the native concept of „boss” to the one
as an authentic leader. And fewer are those who then internalize in depth the concepts learned in the
dedicated coaching programs. We have chosen to oppose this pessimistic reality at the other extreme,
that of the humble leader. In counterpart of the paradigm formed by bosses, managers, leaders or directors
with a function that gives them power. This paper debates the concept of humble leader, often
confused with the humble or modest leader.



Leadership, Humility, Learning.


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