Mohan Singh Oberoi: A Charismatic Leader

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There are four steps which a Charismatic leader uses to influence others By articulating mission statement- that imprint on followers an overarching goal and purpose. Setting the example for followers to imitate- leading from the front. Engages followers in emotion-inducing and often unconventional behaviour to demonstrate courage and convictions about the vision. ( C.Marlene Fiol, Drew Harris, Robert House) In the role of leader, managers encourage and motivate subordinates to achieve organisational objectives. This role may be seen as supervisory one, in which the manager selects, trains, promotes and dismisses subordinates.(Short, 1989: 122)Hospitality is a specific industry, with hotel management being, in addition, quite complex, because…show more content…
The case presents the rags-to-riches story of Oberoi, the entrepreneur. Oberoi was born in the late 19th century in a small village (now in Pakistan). From humble beginnings, Oberoi went on to build a hotel empire spread across many countries. His vision, business acumen, leadership and management style played a role in his success. Very steadily and strategically he expanded his business and by the time he died in the year 2002, at age 103, his empire included under the Oberoi Umbrella not only a number of luxury hotels but also a travel company, airline catering and a business management…show more content…
From humble beginnings, Hilton demonstrated how a leader can take a small business and make it a global corporation. Hilton became known as “the inn keeper to the world” (A Leader, 2014). This is a title that demonstrates how large an influence he had on the hospitality industry. However, he was much more than just a businessman, but a truly giving and charitable person. His leadership style, values and approach, especially the company culture gives a clear picture about the person who led the Hilton Hotel’s for over 30
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