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De vry University Coll/148 Leadership example paper for critical thinking. Genghis Khan innovator of the battle field.
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James Crow coll/148 Professor Sundays course 6/20/2011
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Genghis Khan World changing leader innovator of the future of warfare. The Mongol’s were an ancient power that was said to begin in the 8th century, with Genghis Khan joining the Mongolian tribes from the East and West under one unified power. Genghis Khan was born in 1167 and was trained as a warrior to survive. He became leader of the Mongols at a young age. The Mongols were all men and trained in combat and effective utilization of their horses from a young age and were largely successful in combat. This essay will argue that the success of the Mongol Empire was due to the leadership of Genghis Khan. Primarily because of the way Genghis Khan organized and equipped his army gave the Mongols the ability to overpower the resisting forces and empires. Secondly Genghis Khan believed communication and preparation was paramount to a successful army; he emphasized the importance of communication between the squads and himself, and always having a prepared plan before battle. Finally Genghis Khans Ruthlessness made him unquestioned and unopposed as a leader and followed by his men. These aspects of Genghis Khans leadership skills lead to the success of the Mongol Empire. Primarily the way Genghis Khan organized and equipped his army gave the Mongols the ability to overpower the resisting forces and empires. It was the decisions of Genghis Khan that made the Mongols the unstoppable force in history that retained their military power until the twelfth century. The armies of Genghis Khan were trained to be incredibly experienced, even for their time period; they had mastered the use of their most important weapons; their horses and their bows. Genghis Khans plan was to combine numerous dedicated tribes into one extreme force that was going to rule Asia.{ De Hartog, L. 2004] two philosophies that Genghis Khan believed in were to separate and crush his opposition and to attack in numbers to overwhelm their opposing forces. His attack plans consisted of dividing his warriors into large groups and surrounding a target then ambushing them in a coordinated attack. They used excellent communication tactics and timed attacks to throw off adversaries’ defenses.[ Chambers, J.2003] Genghis Khan was an enforcer that made clear to his army that extreme time called for drastic measures. It wasn’t
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uncommon for the soldiers of Genghis Khan to go hungry thusly they were taught methods such as drinking the blood from the horse’s neck and eating certain vegetation to retain nutrients and energy. Thusly his warriors were trained to survive off of nature and the things they found around them to stay
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course ECON 115 taught by Professor Lemons during the Spring '11 term at DeVry Houston.

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