Research Paper On Angela Merkel

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This research paper is on Angela Merkel, a leader that has made a significant impact on a lot of people. Merkel is the chancellor of Germany, and she plays an important role as a leader for Germany and the European Union. In June 2016, Forbes Magazine ranked Angela Merkel as the most powerful woman in the world (McNamara). Earlier this year, Merkel was ranked on a second place on the World’s 50 Greatest Leaders on Fortune Magazine after Jeff Bezoz, the CEO of Amazon (Colvin). The annual lists of great leaders and powerful men and women in our world show how important they are as they transform the world and encourage others to do the same. Angela Merkel is playing a huge role in making the world a better place, as a leader and as a woman she has had great success for the past decade. According to Business News Daily there are “33 Ways to Define Leadership”, and the most common and simplest way to define leadership is “the power or ability to lead other people” (Helmrich). There are definitions of leadership as many as the…show more content…
I chose to do a research paper on Merkel because of her current power in Europe, and she is on the news a lot in Sweden because of her power in the European Union as well. As I mentioned in the research, Merkel align with the behavior theory as the focus is on what she is doing rather than what leaders are. She has been doing a lot during her years as the Chancellor of Germany, and has contributed to develop Germany financially and has been the leading figure to the powerful nation it is today. As the most powerful woman in the world, she must have the ability to inspire and motivate people to follow her and that can be difficult for woman, as they don’t have the same power as men. Merkel has put the foundation of a flourishing future for strong women as leaders, and has inspired us to make a
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