International Council for Education, Research and Training

Critical Analysis of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Leadership Qualities: A Study

in Soft Skills and Personality Development

Bhagoji, Manisha D

ICERT, Pennsylvania, USA


The soft skill training courses discuss a lot of leadership qualities. Many other present and historical figures are studied as part of leadership study. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose as the name suggests exhibits a great number of qualities that made him a great leader. The present research paper focuses on the critical analysis of his qualities with the help of existing accounts of his works and contributions that made him a mighty and successful leader. Although several researchers speak about Netaji’s contribution to Nationalism and Independence, however considering his efforts from the Leadership Personality point of view, have rarely been studied before in detail as a soft skill project. Of course, his personality as a great leader is known to all maybe that’s the reason he is entitled to ‘Netaji’, but enumerating and elaborating his qualities with the modern perspective considering the latest traits of leadership in soft skills and critically evaluating the characteristics of his personality may broaden the sense of understanding of his leadership. This study may add some crucial points in the soft skill & personality development study to practice and help society create potential good leaders. Leaders can be made but creating the best leader is a need of time. Having the ideal model for great leaders to follow, and celebrating his qualities will influence the present distracted society to get back on track and work in the right direction in making the present generation a good leader/s.

Keywords: Mighty Leader, Personality traits, soft skill study, micro- qualities, critical analysis.

Impact statement 

This paper delves into an extensive exploration of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s traits through a contemporary lens on soft skills and personality development. Focusing on the practical applicability of Netaji’s leadership qualities in shaping current and future leaders, the research underscores the significance of essential soft skills such as problem-solving, empathy, flexibility, and emotional intelligence. These skills are intricately linked to Netaji’s actions during India’s struggle for independence, showcasing his outstanding leadership. The study extends beyond historical analysis by aligning Netaji’s leadership attributes with present-day requirements. It provides valuable insights into training programs for soft skills and personality development, advocating the notion that innate leadership qualities can be nurtured. By incorporating Netaji’s principles into modern leadership education, the research suggests fostering a society with capable and ethical leaders. In summary, this paper on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s leadership qualities is a crucial resource for those interested in leadership development, offering practical insights that connect historical events with contemporary needs

About Author

Dr. Manisha D Bhagoji, a highly accomplished Doctor of Literature (D. LITT) (Honoris Causa) from the British National University of Queen Mary, UK, and the USA, boasts 19+ years of expertise as an English Educator. Her leadership skills drive academic excellence, fostering a love for learning in students and professionals. Affiliated with Bengaluru North University and global educational bodies like ICERT, IAECT, and IAST, her certifications as an English Educator, Certified Corporate Trainer, and more showcase her diverse skill set.

At KGI, Bangalore, she adeptly employed modern resources to meet curriculum goals, gauging student performance and utilizing innovative teaching tools. Her prior role as an IELTS and soft-skill Trainer demonstrates her dedication to personalized student development, and overcoming language barriers for student success.

Dr. Manisha contributes significantly to academic discourse with a Ph.D. in English Language and notable publications in journals and conferences. She stands as an inspiration for educational excellence, embodying expertise, dedication, and a profound commitment to shaping education globally.


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