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Leadership lesson through literature

  2. 2. <ul><li>PRESENTATION BY :- </li></ul><ul><li>KUNAL TAPRE 8138 </li></ul><ul><li> RAHUL TUPE 8164 </li></ul><ul><li> DEBARBAN BANERJEE 8018 </li></ul><ul><li>ABHISHEK LALWANI 8177 </li></ul><ul><li> SHANI PANDEY 8150 </li></ul>
  3. 3. Research Objective <ul><ul><li>To study different leaders through literature and to get the answers of some questions like….. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What qualities do leaders have? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What can you do to be a leader? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why people should follow leader? </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Who Is a leader? <ul><li>At the most basic level, a leader is someone who leads other. </li></ul><ul><li>A leader is a person who has a vision, a drive and a commitment to achieve that vision, and the skills to make it happen. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ctd…. <ul><li>There are things that set leaders apart from other people. Some people are born with these characteristics. Others develop them as they improve as leaders </li></ul><ul><li>These are no magic bullets. They are things you can do and be if you want to be a leader. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Traits and Skills a leader must have <ul><li>Enthusiastic </li></ul><ul><li>A good leader is enthusiastic about their work or cause and also about their role as leader. </li></ul><ul><li>Trustworthy </li></ul><ul><li>It is of utmost importance that a leader is trustworthy to lead others. </li></ul><ul><li>Confident </li></ul><ul><li>A good leader is confident. In order to lead and set direction a leader needs to appear confident as a person and in the leadership role. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Ctd…. <ul><li>A leader also needs to function in an orderly and purposeful manner in situations of uncertainty . </li></ul><ul><li>Good leaders are tolerant of ambiguity and remain calm, composed and steadfast to the main purpose. </li></ul><ul><li>Storms, emotions, and crises come and go and a good leader takes these as part of the journey and keeps a cool head. </li></ul>
  8. 8. What is effective leadership? <ul><li>effective leadership is the ability to successfully integrate and maximize available resources within the internal and external environment for the attainment of organizational or social goals. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Why leadership lessons through literature? <ul><li>“ literature lets us watch leaders as what they think, worry, hope, hesitate, commit, regret, and reflect... </li></ul><ul><li>Literature lessons help us to put our self in their shoes, and at times let us share their experiences.&quot; </li></ul>
  10. 10. Leadership Lesson Through Literature <ul><li>Mother Teresa Shivaji Maharaj Dhirubhai Ambani </li></ul>
  11. 11. Mother Teresa 10 Aug 1910 <ul><li>About 20 years before India gained its freedom, Yugoslavia came to India to render humanitarian services. </li></ul><ul><li>They were extremely affected by the conditions of poverty rampant in India and so invited people from their country to serve here. </li></ul><ul><li>Amongst these was a special girl called “ Agnes Goxa Bojaxiu” , who is today known as “Mother Teresa”. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Arrival In India <ul><li>Agnes was just 19 years when she came to Calcutta. </li></ul><ul><li>Her aim in life was to serve the sick & the poor & she dedicated her full life towards this purpose. She offering food and shelter to the poor. </li></ul><ul><li>Compassion, dignity & sympathy marked her every action. </li></ul><ul><li>Health problem </li></ul>
  13. 13. Mission of Charity <ul><li> Through her efforts she managed to open several institutions to help the down- trodden e.g. </li></ul><ul><li>Missionaries of Charity </li></ul><ul><li>Nirmal Hriday </li></ul><ul><li>Shishu Bhavan </li></ul><ul><li>Houses the mentally and physically challenged children. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Awards <ul><li>Jawaharlal Nehru Award for International Peace in 1972. </li></ul><ul><li>Nobel Peace Prize in 1979. </li></ul><ul><li>Bharat Ratna in 1980. </li></ul><ul><li>Despite all the public acclaim, national & international honors, mother Teresa remained humble, kind & generous till the end. </li></ul><ul><li>I personally selected Mother Theresa as a leadership figure for the 20th Century because the impact of her selfless devotion to the poor was tremendous.  </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>Birth & childhood </li></ul><ul><li>Organization </li></ul><ul><li>Leadership quality </li></ul><ul><li>success </li></ul>Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj
  16. 16. <ul><li>Father Shahaji Raje </li></ul><ul><li>Desire of self-government “ swaraj” </li></ul><ul><li>Big movement “Initiative” </li></ul><ul><li>Indirectly establish of the self-govt. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspire to Baal-Shivaji </li></ul>Background
  17. 17. <ul><li>10 April 1627 </li></ul><ul><li>Jijamata </li></ul><ul><li>Breeding of Jijamata </li></ul><ul><li>Love to the land </li></ul><ul><li>Education & training </li></ul><ul><li>Friendship with exploited </li></ul><ul><li>people </li></ul>Birth & childhood
  18. 18. <ul><li>Tip’s of Organization from parents. </li></ul><ul><li>Building a force of “Mawle” </li></ul><ul><li>Public relationship. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiration of self-govt </li></ul><ul><li>Believable company </li></ul><ul><li>ex : Tanaji Malusare, </li></ul><ul><li>Baji-Prabhu </li></ul><ul><li>Sambhaji Raje…… </li></ul>Organization
  19. 19. <ul><li>Management </li></ul><ul><li>Patience </li></ul><ul><li>Compromise </li></ul><ul><li>Character </li></ul><ul><li>Justice system </li></ul><ul><li>Braveness </li></ul><ul><li>Create Leaders </li></ul><ul><li>Sambhaji Raje… </li></ul>Leadership quality
  20. 21. <ul><li>A strategy of war </li></ul>Amazing management
  21. 22. <ul><li>‘ Shivrajya-Lokrajya’ arrived… this was the success of Shivaji Maharaja's movement… </li></ul>Success
  22. 23. Dhirubhai Ambani <ul><li>Background </li></ul><ul><li>The leadership style and its central characteristic of the Indian leading industrialist </li></ul><ul><li>Due to shortage of money, he left education after matriculation and went to Aden to earn money. </li></ul>
  23. 24. <ul><li>He worked for almost eight years in a petrol station where he learned about oil business </li></ul><ul><li>Initiative (Reliance Mobile) </li></ul><ul><li>Passionate (Tea) </li></ul>
  24. 25. Leadership Qualities <ul><li>He would always grab an opportunity and strike on it. He then started his yarn business in the 60’s and then he build his own spinning mill in 1966 known as Reliance Textile industries </li></ul><ul><li>Whenever he wanted to approach the government to get licenses, information about the competitors, market size etc. he would collect all these information, no matter at what cost it came. </li></ul>
  25. 26. Thoughts <ul><li>he still believes in ‘ Simple thinking, Modern thinking.’ </li></ul><ul><li>He always believed in ‘ Think big, think fast and think ahead .’ He has never had an ego problem and he knew how to get his work done from people. </li></ul>
  26. 27. <ul><li>This was possible because of Dhirubhai’s vision , confidence , dedication, proper logistical planning and making available all resources. </li></ul><ul><li>Good decision maker. </li></ul><ul><li>picking up the best talent. </li></ul><ul><li>motivated workforce. </li></ul><ul><li>He only believes in providing leadership, vision and strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>Dreams…….. </li></ul>
  27. 28. Problems Placement <ul><li>Contact </li></ul><ul><li>Personality </li></ul><ul><li>(convince power, lack of confidence, communication skills.) </li></ul><ul><li>Money & Time </li></ul><ul><li>Solutions……….. </li></ul>
  29. 30. BACKGROUND <ul><li>Subhas Chandra Bose was a revolutionary who led an Indian national political and military force against the British during World War 2. </li></ul><ul><li>He was one of the prominent leaders of Indian independence movement. </li></ul><ul><li>Bose advocated complete unconditional independence for India. </li></ul><ul><li>He believed that Gandhi’s non-violent techniques were not sufficient to secure independence for India. </li></ul>
  30. 31. PERSONAL LIFE <ul><li>Subhas Chandra Bose was born in a Bengali family on 23 rd January, 1897, in Cuttack, Orrisa. </li></ul><ul><li>His parents were Janakinath Bose, an advocate and Prabhavati Devi. </li></ul><ul><li>He studied in Ravenshaw Collegiate School and did his graduation in BA from Scottish Church College. </li></ul><ul><li>He later went to Cambridge University for higher studies. </li></ul><ul><li>He married Austrian, Emilie Schenkl and has a daughter, Anita Bose. </li></ul>
  31. 32. CONTRIBUTIONS <ul><li>The nationalistic temperament of Subhas Chandra Bose came into light when he was expelled from Presidency College because he had assaulted Professor Oaten due to his anti-India comments. </li></ul><ul><li>Bose was elected president of Indian National Congress for two consecutive terms but had to resign due to ideological conflicts with Gandhi. </li></ul><ul><li>He started a political party Forward Block. </li></ul><ul><li>He advocated the idea that India should take help of enemies of British to get independence. </li></ul><ul><li>He travelled to Germany, Afghanistan, Japan seeking alliance to form the Indian National Army. </li></ul>
  32. 33. QUALITIES <ul><li>Bhagwat Gita was source of inspiration for Subhas Chandra Bose during his struggle against the British. </li></ul><ul><li>Subhas Chandra Bose was a charismatic leader. </li></ul><ul><li>He was a determined person. </li></ul><ul><li>He had positive attitude and believed that India would gain independence very soon. </li></ul><ul><li>He motivated his soldiers in Indian National Army by the slogan ‘Give me blood, I give you freedom’. </li></ul>
  33. 34. J.R.D. TATA
  34. 35. BACKGROUND <ul><li>Jehangir Tata was a pioneer aviator and important businessman of India. </li></ul><ul><li>He was awarded Bharat Ratna in 1992. </li></ul><ul><li>He is father of Indian civil aviation. </li></ul>
  35. 36. PERSONAL LIFE <ul><li>J.R.D. Tata was born on 29 th July, 1904 in a Parsi family in Paris,France. </li></ul><ul><li>His parents were Ratanji Dadabhoy Tata, an industrialist and Suzzane Tata. </li></ul><ul><li>He studied in Cathedral School in Mumbai. </li></ul><ul><li>He married Thelma Vicaji. </li></ul>
  36. 37. CONTRIBUTION <ul><li>J.R.D. Tata was inspired by aviation pioneer Louis Bleriot. </li></ul><ul><li>He obtained his pilot license in India in 1929. He then started Tata Airlines in 1932 which became Air India in 1946. </li></ul><ul><li>He headed Tata Group of Industries in field of steel, hospitality and chemicals. </li></ul><ul><li>He established Asia’s first cancer hospital, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research. </li></ul><ul><li>He started Tata Motors in 1945. </li></ul><ul><li>J.R.D. Tata started watch manufacturing industry Titan in 1987. </li></ul><ul><li>He started TCS in 1968 and introduced IT industry to India. </li></ul>
  37. 38. QUALITIES <ul><li>J.R.D. Tata had transformational leadership. </li></ul><ul><li>Under his leadership, the assets of Tata Group increased from 100 million US$ to 5 billion US$. </li></ul><ul><li>He did business ethically without bribing the politicians. </li></ul><ul><li>He was an innovator. </li></ul><ul><li>He was ready to accepted opinion of his workers by developing an effective readdressal system. </li></ul><ul><li>He worked for employee welfare by providing them medical aid, provident fund and limited working hours. </li></ul>
  38. 39. INDIRA GANDHI (1917-1984)
  39. 40. Thoughts on leadership <ul><ul><li>“ I suppose leadership at one time meant muscles; but today it means getting along with people.” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>- Indira Gandhi </li></ul></ul>
  40. 41. What makes her a leader ? <ul><li>Because Indira Gandhi was a Politian, people did think of her to be a leader. </li></ul><ul><li>She committed her life to give India the best of her ability although she was going through pretty hard times. </li></ul><ul><li>She was a woman who not only thought of herself but others as well. Her hardship paid off and made her a notable woman today. </li></ul><ul><li>Although she was shot by her two security guards on October 31, 1984, people still remember her for her great accomplishments and for the great leader she was. </li></ul>
  41. 42. Leadership lessons through literature- Abraham Lincoln
  42. 43. <ul><li>Born: 1809 </li></ul><ul><li>birthplace: Hardin </li></ul><ul><li>Lincoln was born in Hardin. His family moved to Indiana and then to Illinois and he gained what education he could along the way. </li></ul><ul><li>While learning law he worked in a store, managed a mill, surveyed. </li></ul><ul><li>In 1834 he became the party's floor leader. </li></ul>
  43. 44. Ctd…. <ul><li>Lincoln gained national attention in 1858 when stand in election for republican candidate. </li></ul><ul><li>He lost the election, but continued to prepare the way for the 1860 republican convention and was awarded with the presidential nomination on the third ballot. </li></ul><ul><li>He won the election over three opponents. </li></ul>
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