Adolf Hitler Leadership Effectiveness Essay
Adolf Hitler, regardless of his wrong doings and the obvious evil that he empowered, was one of the great leaders of our time and changed the way that our society looked at war. The fact that Hitler came from a front-line soldier with no real future in a leadership role to the chancellor of Germany and the commander of a great army shows his great will and ability to meet his goals and to manipulate people to achieve a vision. The reason that I chose Hitler as the subject for this paper was because of the great impact that he had on our world over the last century and also to take a look at just how he could convince not only his nation but other allies to carry out his ill-will towards Russia and the Jews. …show more content…
This look at the style approach only really shows Hitler as a leader who simply used his positional power to push everyone around, possibly giving the impression that he wasn't much of a leader as much as he was a bully. When you only look at the style approach, which most people subconsciously do when they think about Hitler, you do not see how he led his way into this positional power. The contingency model will look more at how he turned his poor situation into one of great power through smart and opportunistic leadership.
The contingency model will help look at Hitler's situation (that he had to