Russian President Vladimir Putin
Before I begin Leadership Analysis I would like to define what Leadership means to me. Leadership is the process of influencing others towards the attainment of certain pre-defined goals. Leadership style refers to the methodology adopted by the leader to carry out the roles and responsibilities of the leadership process1. After studying the biography of many of historical and contemporary leaders it can be concluded that up to some extent leadership qualities are inherent but good leaders are created or made, they are not born. Because these inherent qualities need to be polished and molded through experiences and are within an individual giving him some authority. If you have the desire and willpower, you can become an effective leader. Good leaders develop through a never ending process of self-study, education, training, and experience. Of all the world's many leaders, I can honestly say that the one I've learn the most from is Russian President Vladimir Putin. In my opinion he is strong, grate leader. Not that many civilian people new about his activities and presents before. But short after he took Prime Minister Chair and then became a President of Russian Federation, he gained authority and support from most Russian nation with extremely high speed. I would like to summarize some of the key events from his life experience so we could see which techniques and strategies he used during his race, so we could see development of his leadership capabilities.
Putin's crafted image of civility and Europeanism is accented by his strong attachment to St. Petersburg, the place he was born and spent most of his career. The city was meant to be a window on Europe and a door for it; and Putin is said, now, to represent it. Growing up in Leningrad, Putin lived with his parents in a communal apartment with two other families. Though religion was not permitted in the...