Leadership in 21st century emphasizes on transformation in all aspects so as to receive effective outputs. In 21st century leadership is regarded as the property of social networks. Leadership in present scenario is seen as the one which incorporates its own value systems with wider capacities, effective competencies, and unmatched skills which are used by the leaders in various spheres of life in their own context specific forms. Here leadership is termed as a multidimensional and integrative approach which is based on various forms of relationships (Amernic, 2013). Leaders with their interactive approaches of sharing the purposes and aspirations form effective and effective ways of knowing and doing the things by being part of it with due concern for the ever developmental nature of human lives. Leaders of the 21st century are collaborative and integrative for their services to individuals and society while maintaining environmental sustainability.
Here I will be discussing about Mr. Rupert Murdoch as a leader and his leadership styles and influences.
Rupert Murdoch is a world renowned Australian for his business successes and standing as a world player. He started his career with just one news paper and now is having an empire of news papers in Australia that includes Sunday Times, The Australian and The Daily Telegraph. He even had launched the Sky TV channel in UK through his diversification strategies of business (Patrick, 2012). He had diversified his business into music, movies, television and publication industries through his influencing leadership and stands on 132nd position among the richest man in the world.