10leadersreport.docx - Francois 1 Miteau Francois Instructor's name Professor Fred Bennett Ten Leaders report WINSTON CHURCHILL Winston Churchill is one

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Francois 1 Miteau Francois Instructor's name Professor Fred Bennett 11/15/2018 Ten Leaders report W INSTON C HURCHILL Winston Churchill is one of the greatest and most controversial political figures of the 20th century. His activity was of paramount importance both for Britain and all of world politics. Churchill was the prime minister of Great Britain in 1940-1945 and 1951-1955. He is the greatest Briton in history, according to a poll conducted by BBC in 2002 (Winicott 2015). As a leader, Churchill took an active part in everything and was interested in all that directly or indirectly related to government. He was an excellent orator - his speeches on the radio during the war years gathered huge audiences, inspiring people with optimism and pride in Britain. Many of the speeches of British politicians remain a model of oratory, and some phrases have become catchy (Hayward 1998). In the case of Churchill, there are attributes of a charismatic leader. First, as a leader, he most fully realized himself in a crisis situation (this was exactly the period England experienced in 1940 when it was threatened by an enemy invasion and defeat, and also in 1942, in the culmination months of the Battle of the Atlantic). In an environment permeated with fear, danger, despair, and a premonition of imminent catastrophe, he managed to find and show the nation a path to salvage. Churchill, who possessed charisma, personified deliverance; he psychologically corrected the situation, gave people hope instead of anxiety,
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Francois 2 breathed in them faith into success, 'infected' them with his optimism, conveyed to them his emotional mood (Gilbert 2004). Churchill was, undoubtedly, one of the greatest political leaders of his time, and it became possible for him because he developed in himself several very important qualities for a leader: charisma, perseverance, consistency, honesty and justice, etc. In today's era of exceptional dynamism in the business environment and the need for constant change to survive, corporate leaders have much to learn from Churchill. F RANKLIN D ELANO R OOSEVELT Franklin Delano Roosevelt was American statesman and politician, the 32nd President of the United States, the only president in the history of the country who has been elected to the highest government position four times in a row. He is the author of the New Deal economic program, which helped the United States escape from the Great Depression, as well as one of the consistent inspirers of the idea of creating the UN. Roosevelt is an example of a leader who, in a difficult time, can unite all kinds of people to achieve a common goal. Chained to a wheelchair as a result of an illness, this politician appeared able to gather a team of many specialists and gain support in the Congress for reforms aimed at improving the economy (Strock 2003). The Roosevelt administration gave shelter to many Jewish refugees from Germany after the Nazis came to power there.
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