Many papers studied leadership but not much about leaders in Latin America. We evaluated 427 students from 16 countries in Latin America and Spain participating in the Global Competitiveness Leadership Program of Georgetown University during 2007-2019 period, trying to find if their leadership profile was different from those in Europe and USA. We found their profiles are very similar, without significant differences by country or sex and with high homogeneity in the group, but they could be more characterized as “paternalistic leaders”(Hiller et. col, 2019) maybe due to country and organizational cultures. The results suggest there is a significant similarity among leaders, regardless of their sex or country of origin. Different countries, different sex, similar leadership.


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