Discussion Topic B
Question: In Chapter 7 of Becoming a Leader by Warren Bennis, the author describes leadership as a crucible in which leaders are formed by the fire of chaos and adversity. Choose a CEO of a publicly-traded corporation and, using library resources, discuss how this CEO faced challenges and setbacks, overcame them, and then went on to achieve great success as a result of the lessons learned from these hardships. Share your example with the class, and then respond to at least two classmates’ posts with additional or even contrary information about the leader they chose.
SUGGESTED RESOURCE: Bennis, W. Becoming a Leader, Chapter 7