Angela Merkel's Long Journey (B): Her Final Act

Published 12 Jan 2022
Reference 6556
Region Europe
Length 5 page(s)

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.

  • Political leadership
  • Women’s leadership styles
  • Influence tactics
  • Q12020