International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Leadership in a Chaotic World
Melvin Roy McNeil Jr.

The purpose of this article is to show that today’s chaotic world presents numerous and formidable challenges to leadership, in both the world view and biblical view. Successful leadership requires a leader to have two types of knowledge: general knowledge and culture specific knowledge. Successful leadership in today’s environment requires a vision, a purpose, integrity, and training. Every leader needs to be dedicated, capable of learning from others, and never servile. Leadership needs to stay focused on the worldview and how it affects everyone. Knowing this, leaders are less likely to make snap judgements or perpetuate stereotypes. Do not assume somebody is going to be different from you. Learning is the key; leadership is not innate; it is learned.

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