John D Rockefeller Leadership

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The men who built America also know the innovator is a docudrama and directed by Patrick Reams and Ruan Magan. This movie focuses on the life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, John D. Rockefeller, Andrew Carnegie, J.P. Morgan and Henry Ford, and how their innovation and leadership skills renovated the modern society. But for the purpose of this assessment my research is based on John D Rockefeller and his leadership skills. Short History of John D. Rockefeller John D Rockefeller was born in 1839 in New York to Bill and Eliza Rockefeller. From a very young age his father taught him to be smart and cunning in every deal, and also not to trust anyone in his life including his father and His mother was a fervent Baptist and tried to instill in him the importance of being a good Christian. At a young age he developed interest in entrepreneurship, he later found out that he loved bookkeeping, and became an assistant bookkeeper at the age of 16. At age 20, he started a business with a partner dealing in wholesale foods. His next business venture was an oil refinery, the need for crude oil grew during the period as whale oil became more scarce and expensive. This was the beginning of his journey that would eventually make him the world richest man. He is the founder of…show more content…
John. D .Rockefeller was a transformational leader because as a leader he had a lot of innovative ideas that would turn the company bankruptcy to success and also he had ideas now how to make the country a better place after the world war, he was not scared to implement his new ideas and he made sure he calculated that all his ideas turned in to successful one “I always tried to turn every disaster in to an opportunity” John. D.
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