Mahatma Gandhi: An Admirable Leader

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An Admirable Leader
Kashyap Pd. Marahatta
BUS 500 Organizational Leadership Professor: Shirley Chuo
Westcliff University
05/24/2017

Abstract
This paper will outline a leader that I admire. In doing so, this paper will describe the reasons for the leader being admired with respect to the five exemplary leadership practices. Then, it will try to evaluate the extent of the leader’s credibility and if there is any improvement areas for the leader. Finally, the paper will conclude by discussing if the leader would be as effective in another activity.

An admirable leader
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi), the prominent leader of the Indian Independence against the rule of British rule in India, was born on October 2, 1869 in Porbandar of India. His father was the chief minister of the western India. He got married at the age
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In doing so, this paper described the reasons for the leader being admired with respect to the five exemplary leadership practices. Then, it evaluated the extent of the leader’s credibility and if there was any improvement areas for him as a leader. Finally, the paper concluded by pointing out that he would be effective in another activity as well.

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