Nelson Mandel The Unformational Leader Of Nelson Mandela

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Register to read the introduction… According to the business dictionary.com, a transformational leader is a “style of leadership in which the leader identifies the needed change, creates a vision to guide the change through inspiration, and executes the change with the commitment of the members of the group.” One example of transformational leadership is when Mandela and colleagues formulated a group to help end apartheid. This group came about because of the rage fused by the National Party, who won the all-white election which promoted apartheid. South Africans were not allowed to vote. The ANC formulated the Programme of Action. This action plan was followed by implementing boycott and civil disobedience. Mandela was emerging as a leader. The second form of leadership was apparent when Mandela was placed in prison with ten others and was charged for sabotage. He went on trial and was placed in prison with a life sentence. Mandela and his group always strived to make known the motives of the National party and that is why he was charged with interfering with vital plans. While Nelson was in prison, he reached out to people and taught people about the apartheid and how they can take action. In addition to that, He continued writing and leading the ANC and the government about the taking action against the apartheid. Mandela stayed in prison for until 1990 which then he resumed the work he started. The last example of him being a transformational leader was when he became the President of South Africa in on May 10, 1994. While being a president he continuously led people to be non- racial. He was a key component that helped end the apartheid and have a free country. In being a major advocate to end of apartheid, he won various awards like the Nobel Peace Prize, in addition to 1,115 more awards and …show more content…
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