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  • His leadership is perceived in a slightly different way…In our presentation we are analyzing BarackObama with help of paradoxes in order to get complete view of leadership style.
  • Obama became the human symbol of a new beginning, a new era of hope and possibilities for Americans.
  • But we would do well to remember that charisma is more than a way with words and an attractive face. It is a powerful tool that the leader who has it can use to repair and inspire a nation greatness once again..
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  • 2.As Hillary Clinton said; “We don’t need to be raising the false hopes of our country about what can be delivered” 

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  • BarackObama
    Is it just a vision?
    AlinaSarapulovaToveHydén
    WoraphanAtikomtrirat
    23 September 2010
  • 23 September 2010
    In 2007 American society was tired of the global anti-war and anti-globalization campaigns of George W. Bush, so people had a great need for a new leader who would lead the country to Stability and Confidence in future. Obama made a strong perception as a Charismatic Leaderwhich could lead US to economic stability and prosperity.
  • 23 September 2010
    During the election Obama emphasized the issues of rapidly ending the Iraq War, increasing energy independence and providing universal health care.
    In his first few days after his inauguration in office Obama issued executive orders and presidential memoranda directing the U.S. military to develop plans to withdraw troops from Iraq.
    In his first year-plus in office, BarackObama has provided us with enough examples to summarize his leadership style.
  • Transformational:Charismatic Leadership
    23 September 2010
    “. . . We are five days away from fundamentally transforming the United States of America,”Obama said just before he was elected president in November 2008.
    Since his victory the president has made very clear his reverence for the idea of transformational leadership. He has identified “Transformative moments” that must be seized, leader who are able to bring about transformative change…
  • Transformational:Charismatic Leadership (Cont.)
    23 September 2010
    Transformational Leadership is often seen as synonymous with “Charismatic Leadership”
    The Transformational Leader gives the audience hope and makes it believe that, together, they can create a better future.
    To be sure, “Charisma” is not everything.
    A great leader needs many qualities:
    Character, Judgment, and Experience…
  • Change perspective
    23 September 2010
    Strategic Change – Strategic incrementalism
    His competitive strategy is to give the people hope. But that’s a paradox!
    You must be legitimated as a leader if anyone shall listen??
    Strategy is a matter of intent.
    But to make this work Obama needs to live up to his promises.
    His plans are easy to understand (DeWitand Meyer) but on the other hand, it may not be realistic.
    It was necessary, but he has to find a balance between deliberate and emergent.
  • Change perspective (Cont.)
    23 September 2010
    Optimism
    Obamassoaring optimism flies in the face of all their political experience.
    Empty rhetorics
    Obamaism is a 4 ways of actualizing a latent ideological majority.
    As Hillary Clinton said; “We don’t need to be raising thefalse hopes of our country about what can be delivered” 
  • Change perspective (Cont.)
    23 September 2010
    So what about Obamas change perspective?
    If we ask ourselves if it is an emergent or deliberate perspective it’s clearly deliberate.
    His plans are visionary and easy to understand for people, and as we said last lesson; A leader must be legitimated as a leader if anyone shall listen.
    At this point he had been really successful, to change revolutionary can be a good in problematic environment to.
  • Change perspective (Cont.)
    23 September 2010
    So what about Obamas change perspective?
    But on the other hand, a lot of things Obama has promised hasn’t changed as he wanted it to.
    He wanted to solve the climate crisis, the jobs, the financial crisis, education and Afghanistan.
    This ended up with the unemployment rates soared over 10 % though 8% ceiling was promised.
  • Changeable
    23 September 2010
    Flexible
    Create a tax credit of 400$ for workers
    Unstable
    Refused to support human mission to moon by 2020
  • How will thisassess?
    23 September 2010
    “St. Petersburg Times” identified more than 500 promises of Barack Obama everything from ending the Iraq war to buying his daughters a puppy.
    http://politifact.com/
  • Repeal the Bush tax cuts for higher incomes.
    Require children to have health insurance coverage.
    Invest in electronic health information systems.
    End the use of torture.
    Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Center.
    23 September 2010
  • Resources
    23 September 2010
    Harvard Business Review
    St. Petersburg Times
    www.change.gov
    www.barackobama.com
    www.newsbusters.org
  • 23 September 2010
    Thank you for your attention