Based on the case study of Being Apple: Steve Jobs (found on Blackboard) critically discuss the following question:
The way Steve Jobs used power and influence has been characterised by many as transformational leadership inspiring and motivating employees to realise his vision. However, many others argue that he was a toxic leader highlighting the negative and destructive potential of his actions. To what extent would you argue that Steve Jobs is either a transformational or toxic leader?
In your analysis draw on the literature on power & politics and leadership to critically analyse Steve Jobs’ leadership style and the power relations experienced within Apple under Jobs’ leadership.