Steve Jobs Leadership

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In order to become a leader of the new generation, people must constantly improve themselves learning the path in life of the world-famous great leaders who are able to influence people. It is important to learn how they achieved success, the features of their path to fame, how they lived, and what qualities of character a person need to have in order to achieve outstanding results in business. In this paper, it will be focused on a contemporary leader, a leader with the great name of Steve Jobs. Steve was a real hero in the American business industry. At the age of 22, he founded a company called «Apple» and developed it to a large corporation for the production of computers, valued at two billion dollars. However, as any successful leader,…show more content…
He immediately immersed himself in the development of a new concept, which consisted in the presentation of the newest microprocessor technology produced for the system of education. He managed to develop a new workstation operating models of economic processes, which were designed for use in teaching. It was Steve Jobs' enthusiasm and charismatic personality that attracted the attention of many followers to the "Apple". Nevertheless, his biggest success related to this work was connected with an impressive flow of funds provided by the investors. He attracted the investors by providing his own example and investing 15 million USD (McInerney, 2011). His new company was named "NeXT". Steve Jobs hit the business world by a series of coups that began with the making a deal worth of 20 millions with Ross Perot. This sum was increased by the investments provided by the Japanese "Canon" at the amount of 100 million USD (McInerney, 2011). An agreement was also reached with "IBM". As a result, it has brought tens of millions as a revenue gained through sales and other types of investments. Steve Jobs has achieved the recognition within the financial and academic spheres and gained the support from prestigious universities such as Stanford and Carnegie Mellon (McInerney, 2011). After that he spent a monumental deal with shops "Businessland", the subject of which was the implementation of…show more content…
He certainly was in the correct place at the correct moment, offering timely product and having a suitable temperament. From the beginning, he was ready to pay the necessary price for the achievements, and he can be said to have paid it to the full extent. His autocracy and dictatorship, may not have been the best methods of conquest and influence. However, the great innovation of his ideas would not have been brought into life without those features. His desire for power was used to the extent that cannot be usually found in the history of business. The strength of the will of Steve Jobs was a factor that assisted in terms of enduring the hardships. He succeeded because he believed in what he was doing. He believed that the path he had chosen was the right path. He was highly radical set in relation to the ideas of others, even experts, and acted in accordance to his own beliefs and rules. His manner of acting was autocratic and could also be regarded as hostile and challenging. He gradually increased his autocratic power and his ability to persuade has become
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