Select two historical leaders. One who was known for making a positive contribution in a leadership role, and the other who made a negative contribution in a leadership role (one good leader and one bad leader). For my Good leader I would to do it on Business man Richard Branson.
• He is a British business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist. He founded the Virgin Group, which controls more than 400 companies. • On 15 May 2014, Branson received the 2014 Business for Peace Award, awarded annually by the Business for Peace Foundation (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.in Oslo, Norway. • On 21 September 2014, Branson was recognized by The Sunday Times as the most admired business person over the last five decades. For my Bad leader I would like to write about Thaksin Shinawatra is a Thai (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. and Montenegrin (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site. businessman, politician and visiting professor. • Thaksin was accused of “policy corruption”, such as infrastructure and liberalization policies that, while legal and a potential benefit to society, also aided companies that were owned by his family members. • Transparency International reported that Thailand’s reputation for transparency among business executives improved somewhat during the years of the Thaksin government. • Thaksin’s government was accused of exerting political influence in its crackdown on unlicensed community radio stations, and Thaksin brought massive defamation suits against critical journalists. -Provide three separate reasons (with referenced examples) to justify the reason they were a good, or bad leader. -Identify, compare, and contrast the two different leadership styles of each one. Be sure to add applicable leadership theories and concepts.