Napoleon Bonaparte Leader

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Napoleon Bonaparte, the French military and political leader who rose to prominence during the latter stages of the French Revolution, said, “A leader is a dealer in hope”( Animal Farm is a novel written by George Orwell. In this novel, the citizens are controlled by a leader named Napoleon. Unfortunately, his leadership style creates despair for his citizens. Napoleon assigns himself as leader because of his self-proclaimed intelligence, which leads to corruption. Through the character of Napoleon, Orwell shows that leaders must posses respect, honesty, and communication in addition to being intelligent. First, respect is one of the most important qualities for a leader if a leader can respect others, followers won’t revolt against the leader. Mr. Jones treats his animals very disrespectfully. Furthermore, Mr. Jones treats his animals like slaves and he feeds his animals not enough to work. “He sets them to work, he gives back to them the bare minimum that will prevent them from starving, and the rest he keeps for himself ”(Orwell, 2). Even though all the farm animals try their best to finish their…show more content…
The experienced leaders must realize and accept that communication is always two - way process. In chapter 8, Napoleon tries to sell the pile of timber to neighboring farms and he measures the benefits from either Mr. fredrick or Mr. Pilkington. In other words, without clear communication between them, Napoleon is just interested in benefits from selling timber. He overlooks the more important aspect of situation. Based on Trust and communication, he should have gained real benefits. Finally, it turns out the money from Mr. Frederick is fake. This event causes Animal farm to go into war against human being again. In the absences of communication, he leads to destroying the windmill the animals are
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