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Entrepreneurial Leadership

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Discuss the common elements described in the theories/philosophies of Case, Kouzes, and Drucker including how their principles/strategies relate to the new definition of entrepreneurial leadership presented in Understanding Entrepreneurial leader ship in today’s Dynamic Markets.

The new definition of entrepreneurial leadership is one of an enterprising, transformational leader who operates in the dynamic market that offers lucrative opportunities. It is also believed that the entrepreneurial leader has the following transformation leader dimensions. They are clarity, communication, consistency, caring, creating opportunities, self confidence, power need and its use, and vision (Tarabishy 2002). Steve Case, James Kouzes, and Peter Drucker have attributes that exemplifies entrepreneurial leadership.

All men are Captains of industry and are entrepreneurs, innovators, and business leaders who have varying ideas on leadership. But they all have common ideals that make them entrepreneurial leaders. Steve Case, the former CEO and Chairman of AOL, is the person behind the idea of the 3 P’s – People, Passion, and Perseverance. James Kouzes, a well-renowned leadership scholar with executive experience, co-authored the bestselling book, Leadership Challenge, named one of the top 10 books on leadership in The 100 Best Business Books of All Time. And Peter Drucker is known as the “father of modern management”. Many of his predictions about major developments in the late 20th century have indeed came true. This paper will analyze how the ideas and principles, of Case, Kouzes, and Drucker coincides with the new definition of entrepreneurial leadership.

Clarity- All three men try to simplify ideas with straightforward ideas. All believe ...

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