Leading people effectively is a tremendous challenge, a great opportunity, and a serious
Today’s organizations need effective leaders who understand the complexities of
our ever changing global environment.
These leaders are people who have the intelligence,
sensitivity, and ability to empathize with others.
A leader is one who can motivate their
followers to strive for excellence.
Leadership is the process of developing ideas and a vision,
living by values that support those ideas and that vision, influencing others to embrace them in
their own behaviors, and making hard decisions about human and other resources, (Hellriegel
and Slocum 2011).
Create a hybrid theory/philosophy which combines the common elements found in the
thinking of Case, Kouzes, and Drucker.
Include new definition of entrepreneurial leader
In Case, Kouzes and Drucker, each acknowledges that in order to build a successful
business, a good strategy plan is vital.
The common elements described are vision, creativity,
communication, people, perservance, passion, enabling others to act, encouraging the heart,
persistence, and creativity.
The first common element is vision.
Entrepreneurs begin with a vision, an idea for how
to make their business idea a success and then they passionately pursue it.
As stated in
Drucker states, “the two young engineers who started the Apple