Leadership involves courage, intelligence, initiative and knowledge, assumed to make up 50, 30, 15 and 5 per cent respectively of the total. Knowledge and a sort of latent intelligence are characteristic of foresters, but courage and initiative are practically dormant. Among lumbermen, initiative and a blind courage predominate. The two groups should get together and merge their separate resources in the qualities necessary for a well rounded leadership. This article was inspired by the recent annual meeting of the Society.
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication date: March 1, 1933
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The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.