In his article "Learning from the masters" in Business Spotlight 4/2017, Steve Flinders gives us an unusual Einblickinsight into leadership and the lessons that can be learned from the arts. As he points out: "Art helps us understand ourselves, and self-understanding im Mittelpunkt stehenis at the heart of good leadership."
In the article, Flinders looks at eight examples of works of art. Here, he adds seven other works of art and the leadership lessons that you can learn from them.
Art helps us understand ourselves, and self-understanding is at the heart of good leadership
Seven other sources
Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare
Lessons: How decisions are made and the dangers of taking decisions without bedenkenthinking through the consequences.
Characters to watch: Brutus, Cassius, Mark Antony, Julius Caesar
La clemenza di Tito by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756-91)
Lesson: How leaders can learn to put the organization before their own personal interests.
Character to watch: The KaiserEmperor Titus
The Bounty, hier: Regie führendirected by Roger Donaldson (b. 1945)
Lesson: How anpassenadapting one's leadership style can lead to either good results or to Katastrophedisaster.
Character to watch: (Kapitän-)LeutnantLieutenant William Bligh
The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck (1902-68)
Lessons: How leadership can to be born in adversityhier: entstehenbe born in adversity and can be exercised in any human situation. Also, the positive effect that great leadership can have on the lives of others.
Characters to watch: Ma Joad, Tom Joad
The Calling of Saint Matthew by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio (1571-1610)
Lesson: How powerful leadership can transform people's lives.
Characters to watch: Jesus, Saint Matthew
The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri (c. 1265-1321)
Lesson: How good mentoring can support us through the most difficult times and situations.
Characters to watch: Virgil, Dante
"Collins Manager" by Brian Griffin (b. 1948)
Lesson: How important it is for leaders to understand how others see them.
Characters to watch: The Collins manager and business leaders in other Brian Griffin photographs
The works discussed in Business Spotlight
And here are the main works of art that Steven Flinders discusses in the article in Business Spotlight:
Theater: King Lear by William Shakespeare
Opera: Norma by Vincenzo Bellini
Cinema: The Seven Samurai by Akira Kurosawa
Literature: Animal Farm by George Orwell
Poetry: "Mending Wall" by Robert Frost
Painting: The Emperor Charles V On Horseback by Titian
Photography: "Mahatma Gandhi and His Spinning Wheel" by Margaret Bourke-White
Pop and Rock: Madonna, Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones