Bertin Yélindo Dansou


William Golding’s perception of democratic leadership promotion versus dictatorial one for sustainable development has been challenged through times. This relaunches the debate about ideal political leadership for development, in spite of several reforms or changes yet shown successful. The purpose of this analysis is to get inspiration from the writer’s limited view on the issue to demonstrate that sustainable development is rather a matter of good leadership adapted to socio-political, cultural, scientific and economic contexts of societies than that of only well-built democracy versus totalitarianism. Psycho-analytical and historicist approaches have enlightened this study for which it is expected a new form of contextualised and ideal leadership, shaped for the true sustainable development of all the countries of the world.

Le point de vue de William Golding sur la promotion d’un leadership démocratique contre celui dictatorial pour le développement durable a été défié par l’usure du temps. Ceci relance le débat au sujet d’un leadership politique idéal et favorable à ce développement, malgré plusieurs réformes ou changements pourtant démontrés réussis. L’objectif de cette analyse est de partir de la compréhension limitée de l’auteur sur la question pour montrer que le développement durable est plutôt une affaire d’un leadership adapté aux contextes socio-politiques, culturels, scientifiques et économiques des sociétés que celle seulement d’une démocratie bien établie contre le totalitarisme. Les approches psycho-analytique et historiciste ont orienté cette réflexion dont on attend une nouvelle forme contextualisée et idéale de leadership élaborée pour le vrai développement durable des pays et du monde.

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