Resonating Leadership Character and Persona


 
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Resonating Leadership Character and Persona
Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States, Member
Army General Douglas McArthur is an example of leadership character and a commanding persona who was dismissed by President Harry Truman in the exercise of civilian command and control over the military.
Two impersonated egos but only one leader, the difference was a resonating leadership character.
McArthur, was a man who knew how to set the right goals, build quick response organizations, and motivate, and inspire people to execute the impossible.
Truman's dismissal decision did not resonate with the American public but shocked them, and angered republican politicians who revere general McArthur as a distinguished soldier and leader, two attributes absent in Truman's political persona....Sign up
 

 
Disagree - MacArthur Wasn't Good
Newton
Hi Luis, I highly recommend reading Kokoda by Peter Fitzsimmons - your views on MacArthur being a great leader will surely change....Sign up
 

 
Followership Defines Great Leadership
Dr. Luis De La Cruz, Professor, United States, Member
Hello Newton, thank you for the suggested reading, my participation was focused on the difference between character and persona as two underlying feat...Sign up
 

 
Still Missing the Point
D.B.P. Huguenot PhD CFA, Management Consultant, United States, Member
Hi Luis, the central issue which you miss completely, is the American system of government. No military officer, ever and no matter how "grand," may c...Sign up
 

   
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