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    Oprah Winfrey's leadership style

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    Minimum 7 to 10 pages. Overview to be given in class including references to leadership styles and theories; strengths and weaknesses; personal and unique attributes; unique significant contributions, initiatives and achievements; also lessons learned all included in the Profile

    • Choose an Exceptional Leader can be alive and out of power or deceased
    • Corporation Leader, Industry Leader, Major Non-Profit Leader, Government Leader and/or World Leader
    • Leadership SWOT Analysis
    o Strength
    o Weakness
    o Opportunity
    o Threat
    • Identification of Leadership Styles (use learned leadership theory)
    • Distinctive Stretched Leadership Accomplishments, why and how accomplished
    • Notable Challenges faced and how they overcame them
    • Unique Abilities to influence others, who and how they influenced
    • Takeaways - How you will use something you learned and in what situation
    • Provide the Reference where you gathers above information.

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    http://www.businessnewsdaily.com/4080-business-profile-oprah-winfrey.html

    http://www.mbaskool.com/brandguide/media-and-entertainment/14152-oprah-winfrey-network-own.html

    https://sites.psu.edu/leadership/2014/04/01/oprah-winfrey-a-transformational-and-charismatic-leader-3/

    Choose an Exceptional Leader can be alive and out of power or deceased • Corporation Leader, Industry Leader, Major Non-Profit Leader, Government Leader and/or World Leader • Leadership SWOT Analysis o Strength o Weakness o Opportunity o Threat • Identification of Leadership Styles (use learned leadership theory) • Distinctive Stretched Leadership Accomplishments, why and how accomplished • Notable Challenges faced and how they overcame them • Unique Abilities to influence others, who and how they influenced • Takeaways - How you will use something you learned and in what situation

    The exceptional leader that I will provide a summary on is one of the most improbable leaders in history as well as one of the most influential leaders in history. Oprah Winfrey, a Black woman born in poverty, sexually abused as a child, and raised in one of the most racist states in America (Mississippi) was able to overcome overwhelming odds to become the richest and most successful Black woman in America's history. She was able to do this despite or perhaps as a result of her very tough childhood as well as because of her visionary leadership that has transformed the industry that she has dominated for over two decades. Oprah Winfrey can be described as a transformational leader who also has servant leadership traits because of her her down-to-earth style and easygoing nature in reference to how she engages as well as how she handles business transactions and dealings.

    Winfrey is someone who has much integrity, which is practiced in her business dealings wherein because of her tough childhood and background, she remains true to her humble roots despite being one of the richest women in the world. She practices ethical business practices that are focused ...

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    Oprah Winfrey's leadership style is examined.

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