Why voters are also to blame for runaway graft
SEE ALSO :Use saccos to fight poverty, corruptionLeaders should audit their environment to appreciate the expectations of the followers and be honest to execute the mandate bestowed on them by the expectant citizens. The followers should be deliberate in articulating their expectations to the leaders as a way of setting standards for their performance; otherwise, lead to destructive leadership. Destructive leadership occurs when followers are not aware of their rights or not willing to confront the leader. This is even when it is evident that the leadership is headed towards a dangerous cliff that will destroy both the leader and the followers. Such leadership thrives where the followers exhibit low-levels of self-awareness; failing to view themselves as people who deserve respect and quality leadership. The Constitution guarantees fundamental rights and the basic-level of behaviour that the leaders should exhibit. It is backed by a penal code that tags each mischief to chastisement. But how many of us play the tribal card when one of our own is arrested for flouting the provisions of the constitution? Self-leadership calls for self-control at all levels.
SEE ALSO :Bedroom cheats harm boardroomsThe leaders’ followers must not aim at short-term gratification, especially during the electioneering. Instead, they should exercise self-restraint and choose a leader who will deliver long-term social-economic development. Leaders should apply the same control when in power - selflessly fulfilling their mandate without focusing on short-term gains that affect the good of the broader community. I am in agreement with one writer who said that there can never be good leadership where both the leader and the follower are not in sync. -The writer, Jotham Gichuhi, is an expert in leadership and risk management strategies
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