The paper 'Organizational Behavior and Leadership ' is a wonderful example of a Management Case Study. Mark Zuckerberg is a role model of business leaders today. This is because, at the age of fewer than 30 years, Mark has managed to start and make Facebook a very successful company. In the world today, Mark is so important that he can be used as a point of reference to what leaders go through today and the importance to remain focused disciplined and showing willingness to comprehend and overcome his own personal challenges.
From Mark’ s character, it can be said that he is one such person who cannot be swayed away by others on what he believes is not a correct or worthy undertaking. This can be seen from the project groups he worked with while in school. Whenever, he was not convinced suggestions by others, he could just say “ No. ” From Mark’ s contribution to the development of Facebook, it could also be learned that listening to unconstructive ideas could be a major obstacle in one’ s agenda and also listening to information and data but not trying to bet life with it is very critical as some important aspects may be left out (Jessica 2012). Mark Zuckerberg’ s Role Despite analysts maintaining the view that those who want to run technology companies should not drop out of school, because they believe that education is fundamental in sharpening one’ s abilities in terms of leadership, this idea could easily be challenged by a number of entrepreneurs who have actually excelled even after dropping out of school. Among those who have dropped out of college but managed to excel in their entrepreneur goals include Steve Jobs and Bill Gates and the latest on the list being Mark Zuckerberg. What this depicts in society is that leadership is not limited to education and that even those without university degrees could greatly contribute to organizational success. Finally, in leadership, one can move from good to great.
This is to means that one can move from a very humble approach to organizational leadership to high-level success. This can certainly be the case of Mark Zuckerberg who is a person that rarely attends world conferences on leadership but sits down and brainstorm on what really matters in developing a great service and product for the customer. Themes about Mark as a leader From Mark’ s case, a number of leadership themes can be derived and they include education, achievement, experience, failure, and commitment. Education: Mark is an average person with regard to education even though he could finish his college course after dropping out of school to work on his social network software project. Achievement: In terms of achievement, Mark could be easily labeled as an achiever and this can be demonstrated with the software he developed throughout his life. Experience: Despite the major contribution Mark has made in the field of technology despite starting and running and very successful global company, his experience was very small as he had not worked in any organization before launching the Facebook.
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