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Will Leadership Institutes help to mould real leaders? Your views?

Asked by Good Citizen, 01 Sep '10 12:08 pm
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Yes IIM's and few top B schools are moulding many ordinary guys to excel as a leader.

But being a real leader is a matter of intelligence, trustworthiness, humaneness, courage, and discipline . . .

Reliance on intelligence alone results in rebelliousness.
Exercise of humaneness alone results in weakness.
Fixation on trust alone results in folly.
Dependence on the strength of courage alone results in violence.
Excessive discipline and sternness in command alone result in cruelty.
When one has all five virtues together, each appropriate to its function, then one can be a true leader ...more
Answered by PARTHA PATHAK, 01 Sep '10 12:25 pm

 
  
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1)I understand from your above question as to whether leadership training really helps the born leaders. The answer is YES. It helps in sharpening their leadership qualities since they already have the qualities of leadership.
2)Today no born leader can claim to be perfect in all respects. Today s world is so complex that a born leader definitely needs additional education or training in different fields to perform his duties to the best of his abilities.
3)For example, take a look at our so called born leaders at the helm of affairs of the nation. Why their performance is found wanting? Definitely, their sphere of knowledge is very much limited. They are not exposed to the wider world; knowledge and learning. That is one of the reasons as to why decade after decade we have to be content with the mediocre performances of our mediocre leaders who simply do not know how to step up. It is here the additional leadership training could help them in sharpening their knowledge base and le ...more
Answered by Tony Fernandez, 01 Sep '10 02:20 pm

 
  
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It depends on the IQ of an employee.The institutes may help but can not make good leaders.They r borne ... not made.
Answered by Damodar Biswal, 01 Sep '10 04:09 pm

 
  
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Leadership qualities are in born and it cannot be groomed.
Example for the former-Gandhiji & Kamaraj.
Example for the later - Indhira & Rajiv
Answered by Mathi Sankaramoorthy, 01 Sep '10 12:19 pm

 
  
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I do not think except imparting the knowledge base the L I could not groom unique leaders ,the leaders are born and identified by needs and necessities . Any one who rises up to the occasion could prove worth while ,If LI could manufacture turn key leaders many management elite academicians could be on supply list for companies to saddle them.
Answered by venkatesaldevarajan, 01 Sep '10 12:14 pm

 
  
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Our current generation leader??? then not
Answered by Prashant Kelkar, 01 Sep '10 12:10 pm

 
  
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