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On leadership

Author: John W Gardner
Publisher: New York : Free Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A searching examination of leadership as it is practiced, or malpracticed, in America today. Includes the elements of motivation, shared values, social cohesion, and institutional renewal.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gardner, John W. (John William), 1912-2002.
On leadership.
New York : Free Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)756421618
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John W Gardner
ISBN: 0029113113 9780029113110 0029113121 9780029113127
OCLC Number: 20013777
Description: xv, 220 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The nature of leadership --
The tasks of leadership --
The heart of the matter: leader-constituent interaction --
Contexts --
Attributes --
Power --
The moral dimension --
Large-scale organized systems --
Fragmentation and the common good --
The knitting together --
Community --
Renewing --
Sharing leadership tasks --
Leadership development: the early years --
Leadership development: lifelong growth --
Motivating --
The release of human possibliities.
Responsibility: John W. Gardner.

Abstract:

A searching examination of leadership as it is practiced, or malpracticed, in America today. Includes the elements of motivation, shared values, social cohesion, and institutional renewal.
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A book that should be on every Leadership student's shelf

by mickyates (WorldCat user published 2009-08-31) Excellent Permalink

Quite possibly the best book on Leadership I've read - taking a clear and strong "values driven" approach, and combining practical reality with first class scholarship.

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