Philosophy and Leadership: Buffett, Locke, Plato
1)Addressing the employees of Solomon as their new leader, Warren Buffett stated "Lose money for the firm and I will be very understanding; lose a shred of reputation for the firm, I will be ruthless." Do you agree or disagree
2)As the newly appointed leader of your own organization list the top 3 core values that you would adopt and promote. describe why those values would cause the organization to be successful
3)John Locke suggested that children are born with a tabula rasa (blank tablet) where society is the author of the script for their lives. As an educated leader within our society, what 3 values would you work to instill in our youth and what would you expect such values to achieve?
4)Plato suggested that the best type of leader for any nation is a philosopher (wise) King. Now, consider that a democracy is supposed to produce the best leader regardless of his/her lineage - does it really do so on consistent basis? Now, in less than 50 words defend democracy or advocate monarchy