Mahatma Gandhi: An Admirable Leader

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

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 of thirteen to a merchant’s daughter. He them travelled to London for studying law and then practiced as an expatriate Indian lawyer at South Africa for some years.

Gandhi saw the people being discriminated with respect to the colour of their skin i.e. white and black when he was practicing as a lawyer at South Africa. After seeing such situation and one incident whereby he experienced that a white guy was objecting on the fact that he was in the first class of a train, he decided to do something about the discrimination and from this point started to develop the feeling of leadership. We can see how Gandhi practised
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