Parti Malin’s One-Man Show: A Political Entertainment, Diversion, or the Making of a Sweet Forbidden Fruit?

Look at most well-known politicians and you’re bound to see some kind of reason behind their entry into politics. They were passionate about bringing change, they felt they could correct the injustice facing their fellow countrymen or they felt they could make a difference. I say ‘most’ because there are still those politicians out there… Read More

A Political Leader’s Motivation to Solve Problems Against Relationships

Leaders are usually spurred either by a problem – an inner focus, for example an idea, a special cause – or are motivated by a relationship in their surroundings. Leaders also come across as being protective of those they consider to be their own by needs. Consequently, political leaders who are closer to particular groups act… Read More

The Quest for Power and Authority

Power and leadership are vague and bewildering concepts that are mutually knotty to operate. It should be highlighted that the mere use of the term power connotes something evil or discriminatory however it is universally acknowledged that the use of power is deeply ingrained in the social being that is the human. In politics, the… Read More

A Good Leader Believes in His Own Ability to Control Events

Notably, it should be added that a leader is also a person who holds the power to modify the course of events. According to theorists Hermann and Preston (1994), leaders who assume their responsibilities and know what would be the eventual consequences, are ‘skilful both directly and indirectly in getting what they want.’ For a… Read More