Premium Content Homer's Definition of Leadership and Honor as Presented in the Iliad
By James Pershing - September 20, 2010
In his Iliad, Homer uses the character of Diomedes to personify his definition of effective leadership, often juxtaposing him with the unproductive and cowardly Agamemnon. Homer believes that the bravery to assert one’s opinions and the willingness to act independently, even against authority, constitutes a successful leader. After suffering severe…
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