Understanding Human Nature Adolf Hitler understood human nature very well. His charisma for speaking combined with the weak structure of Germany at the time made him influential beyond any other. He did take a picture, but Hitler asked him not to publish it. Much of human nature can be easily be seen in yourself; especially in your weakness to temptation or any base inclination. Quarterly Journal of Speech, 37 4 , 440.
He also drove Germany into unnecessary wars and deaths Klaus, 1973. His father was used to giving order to everyone and he adapted his way with Hitler and his siblings. As a commanding leader in the battlefield, Hitler adopted a rigid stance. His ego driven desire for power outweighed the organizational goals for the people of Germany and the rest of the world. He could have utilized people faith in his abilities to further rebuild Germany and leave behind something lasting. This could be best analyzed by considering his military position during his dispensation of power.
In short, Hitler wasted many opportunities that came his way, with the exemption of the opportunities that brought him to power. In order for any successful leader to achieve authority, they must remain committed throughout the process. Every President that runs for the position wants to give the people what the ask for whether they do it in a positive or negative way their goal is to meet the peoples needs. These immoral leaders use people instead of serving the people, especially in political front Winkler, 2007. This worked to his advantage and added to the compelling nature of his personality which stirred his followers to support and be loyal to him. Since his death on April 30, 1945, Adolf Hitler has become synonymous with evil. For example he refused to be photographed in a bathing suit because he believed that it might take away some of his dignity.
Business leaders can emulate this ability and ensure that the employees realize their potential by giving all their energy to achieve the goals of the organization they work in without being forced or compelled to do so. As a military strategist, Hitler displayed that he can be quite knowledgeable. But he also magnified these pre-existent sentiments. He staged an unsuccessful coup known as the Beer Hall Putsch where he tried to declare a new government by demand support from the local military at gunpoint. He also used dome of the teachings from Christianity to ensure that he obtained all the political support he needed. As a result, they use the people for their own benefits through manipulation and undesirable character Martin, 1975.
His speeches gathered him large amount of activist which eventually lead him to power. Great liars are also great magicians. He went ahead and continued his invasion into Norway and Denmark in 1940. He would take every detail and ensure that there was no entry point into his army Roderick, 1997. Incredibly patient and a master of the surprise tactic, he waited until the timing was perfect to seize any opportunity.
Later that year Hitler perfectly exploited an act of arson to begin the creation of a totalitarian state. Furthermore, this requires for a transformational leader to expect the unexpected and be physically and emotionally prepared for any mishaps. He was dedicated and loyal to his work. Helped by support from conservative politicians believing they could control Hitler, he was appointed Chancellor of Germany on January 30th 1933. This, according to the historian, is the basis for charisma: having a clear vision and a mission on a subject and the determination to convince the world of that mission. They develop a clear distinction between themselves and their subordinates, thus ensuring that there was little likeness between them Hans, 1995. Though seized through an opportunistic election, Hitler was granted Legitimate Power over Germany though their election process.
. Hate is more lasting than dislike. Instead, what he left was an imprint of a leader who was like no other. During the World War I, he had become a patriotic German. Throughout his reign of dominance, the historical and contentious Adolf Hitler had possessed all of the listed traits; qualities in which a transformational leader seizes. After rising to power, he made a revenge that was orchestrated by his anti-Semitic attitude and eventually created a holocaust, where about 6 million Jews were killed.
His greed for power led to his attempted coup, but he was stopped and ran away, where he attempted to commit suicide Joy, 1995. Management: The New Competitive Landscape 6th Ed. Had Hitler had the moral ground ethical ability to continue to influence his people to follow him, the world may have ended up in a very different way. New Republic, 104 23 , 790. Having had a passion of being an artist in his youth days, he used this expertise to ensure that he checked the details and internalized them. Therefore, he promoted the stance of anti-Semitism in order to eliminate all Jews and achieve a better nation. Moreover, visual propaganda such as posters was essential due to the fact that they were unavoidable at most times.
When looking at how someone feels, it is important to learn about their past and how they developed that thought. He had been able to study the thought process of his people and their inclinations. However, he never got promotions because his seniors believed he did not have any leadership skills. By April 30, 1945, Soviet troops had advanced to within 500 meters 1,650 feet of Hitler's underground command center in the heart of Berlin. Loss only strengthened his conviction and he would share his ideas with increased vigour with everyone who crossed his path.