Essay on Leadership Concept which Mahatma Gandhi Followed

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1LEADERSHIPLeadership is something that a person may not be born with but learn at the time.Leaders are the people who know their way, walk on that and motivate others to step on thatpath. Leadership comes from the attitude of the person to deal with the situation. This essaywill discuss the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. The essay will focus on leadership conceptwhich Mahatma Gandhi has followed. This essay will illustrate the ethics; psychology relatedto Gandhi leadership. The essay will able to state the effect of leadership in the society.Mahatma Gandhi is known universally as the man of moral ethics and spiritual belief.He believed in the conduct of truth and non-violence. He is an example of a man that canmake a difference and gave the message that strength does not come from physical being butan invincible will. The interior quality of his leadership style was his natural evolutionthrough intense interaction with the public at the events. The ethics which he followed in hisleadership were non- violence to fight with the injustice and exploitation (Rao 2015). Hebelieved in the concept of Ahimsa which is associated with the compassion, tolerance,exploitation and forgiveness. The leadership ethics of Gandhi include a Right end with rightmean, true religion, Yajna (Service and Sacrifice), Satyagraha and the deed, not the doer(Northouse 2015). The belief of Gandhi comprises of all the ethical traits of leadership likethe motive to serve others, dignity and respect, Honesty and community building.The evolution of Gandhi as a leader began during his studies in South Africa. Duringhis studies in South Africa, he supported the locals Indian communities for their civil rights.There are various stories related his evolution as the leader like during a session in the court;judge asked me to remove his turban to which he refused. There is a story that during histravel in train at Pietermaritzburg, he was asked to move to third class except having theticket of the first class (Khera and Malik 2015). This refers to the Great man theory thatleaders are born to lead, and in the situation of crisis these mean come forward and take theiroriginal palace. Gandhi has played an essential role in the Independence of India and carrieda large number of movements from 1930 to 1940s. Gandhi became the leader of the INC(Indian National Congress) and supported the party in the in the freedom struggle. Duringthis time he travelled to different parts of India and carried various moments like ChamparanSatyagraha and Civil Disobedience movement.The multicultural leadership is acquired by giving respect to all religion around theworld. Gandhi believes in the concept of “Sarva Dharma Samabhava” which means equalrespect to all religion. Gandhi accumulated people of all religion during the time of
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