Is world lacking leadership?

This is an interesting question. Are we lacking leadership? How do we define leaders these days? It seems that everywhere we turn, we have Leaders, and more leaders, but what constitutes a leader?

With the current “Crisis” or leadership in many African countries, maybe its time we seat and re-examine what leadership means ( on all levels) and what we as the people are expecting from so identified leaders.

Global Public Square

By Shiza Shahid, Special to CNN

Shiza Shahid is co-founder and global ambassador for the Malala Fund. The views expressed are her own. This is the third in a series of articles from the World Economic Forum on the key challenges facing the world in 2015 as part of their Outlook on the Global Agenda. The views expressed are her own.

A startling 86 percent of respondents to the Survey on the Global Agenda agree that we have a leadership crisis in the world today. Why would they say this? Perhaps because the international community has largely failed to address any major global issue in recent years. It has failed to deal with global warming, then barely dealt with the failure of the global economy, which has caused such severe problems in North America and Europe. Meanwhile violence has been left to fester in the Middle East, theā€¦

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