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Angela Merkel's Long Journey

Published 24 Jan 2020
Reference 6556
Region Europe
Summary

The case describes Angel Merkel’s background, her education, her ascent to power in Germany, and the development of her leadership style.

Teaching objectives

. To share with students a framework for understanding the development of leadership styles, with special reference to women. . To discuss the specific challenges women face in ascending to the top – be it in politics, society, or organizations. . To understand power and influence tactics at the top of the political ecosystem.

Keywords
  • Political leadership
  • Women’s leadership styles
  • Influence tactics
  • Q21920