Osmanlı Mirası Araştırmaları Dergisi (OMAD) ISSN: (Online) 2148-5704 (Print)

Yıl:2019 Cilt: 6  Sayı: 15  Alan: Tarih / History

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LEADERSHIP TRAITS OF SULEIMAN THE MAGNIFICIANT, IN TERMS OF “GREAT MAN” THEORY, pp. 317-327
 
Leadership theories has been widely researched throughout the history by researchers, scholars and authors. Great Man Theory, is accepted as the first product of these researches. According to the theory, great leaders are born, not created. They hold specific and distinctive characteristics/traits of leadership innately. In this sense, among the mighty figures in world history, the 10th emperor of the Ottoman Empire, Suleiman the Magnificient (Kanuni Sultan Süleyman/Muhteşem Süleyman), is one of these figures who is accepted as a Great Man. From this point of view, the aim of this study is to examine the leadership traits of Suleiman the Magnificient, in terms of Great Man Theory, by scrutinizing the literature about leadership and scholarly works of glorious Ottoman history.

Anahtar Kelimeler: Great man, Leadership, Suleiman the Magnificient

http://dx.doi.org/10.17822/omad.2019.128

LEADERSHIP TRAITS OF SULEIMAN THE MAGNIFICIANT, IN TERMS OF “GREAT MAN” THEORY, pp. 317-327
 
Leadership theories has been widely researched throughout the history by researchers, scholars and authors. Great Man Theory, is accepted as the first product of these researches. According to the theory, great leaders are born, not created. They hold specific and distinctive characteristics/traits of leadership innately. In this sense, among the mighty figures in world history, the 10th emperor of the Ottoman Empire, Suleiman the Magnificient (Kanuni Sultan Süleyman/Muhteşem Süleyman), is one of these figures who is accepted as a Great Man. From this point of view, the aim of this study is to examine the leadership traits of Suleiman the Magnificient, in terms of Great Man Theory, by scrutinizing the literature about leadership and scholarly works of glorious Ottoman history.

Keywords: Great man, Leadership, Suleiman the Magnificient

http://dx.doi.org/10.17822/omad.2019.128

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