PRINCIPLES & PRACTICES OF MANAGEMENT
NAME: KAMALUL ARIFIN BIN MD YUSOF
NAME OF THE LEADER: TUN DR. MAHATHIR BIN MOHAMAD
SUBMITTED TO : MADAM HABIBAH ABD RAHIM
SUBMITTED DATE: 16 JULY 2012
As a leader, one must be able to get people to follow him. A leader also know as the president must have certain character traits. But the most important qualities a leader must have in today's society are: a vision, dedication, and integrity.
A leader must have a vision to where he can see his success. Which means he has have the drive to succeed and fulfill his vision. He can not sit and just hope for something to happen. He has to make it happen. This can only be possible if he use his creative mind to come up with a plan to improve the flaws that are in the government/organization. A leader must also have the support of the people. In order to do that, the leader must explain his vision to the people so he can get them to accede with him In other words, the leader must be a person who is "on top of their game."
Dedication is a quality that all leaders must have. When a leader is dedicated, he is committed. He does whatever it takes to finish his task no matter how much sleep he has to lose over it. With such commitment his people will respect him because it shows he cares for them. This kind of work ethics will inspire others to work hard and have the same dedication. Which is good because a leader is supposed to set positive examples for others. Integrity is another essential quality a leader must have in order to do well in office. His actions must be the same as his feelings inside. This is a kind of person who can be trusted because he never veers from inner values, even when it might be expeditious to do so. And a leader must display integrity in order for his people to trust him because they can trust that his honest, reliable and...