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Leadership

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What is leadership? Are leaders made or born? Are the characteristics and challenges of leadership the same across time and cultures? Do leaders 'pull' or are they 'pushed'? Are leaders driven by needs that may be dysfunctional to the organizations they lead? Do women leaders behave differently from men? Should we look for models of business and organizational leadership in military organizations? These are all just some of the questions posed in this Reader which includes key statements from classical philosophy (Plato, Sun Tzu, Machiavelli) through to modern management writers (Barnard, Kets de Vries, Fiedler, Rosener). The collection will be invaluable to students and managers taking a range of courses in business management and leadership training. In his Introduction, Keith Grint both surveys current thinking on leadership and provides an excellent road map' of the readings which are grouped under five headings: Classical, Traditional, Modern, Mythical, and Alternative.

Published in 1997, this is a reprint from 2001.

Slight peeling on the back cover and a crease to the front cover. Internally clean, binding good. Name date and location of owner written on front free endpaper. Generally in good condition.

Of interest to students and managers undertaking courses in business management and leadership.

Item details

Author(s):
Edited by Grint, K.
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198781814
ISBN-13:
9780198781813
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Leadership. Classical, Contemporary and Critical Approaches.

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What is leadership? Are leaders made or born? Are the characteristics and challenges of leadership the same across time and cultures? Do leaders 'pull' or are they 'pushed'? Are leaders driven by needs that may be dysfunctional to the organizations they lead? Do women leaders behave differently from men? Should we look for models of business and organizational leadership in military organizations? These are all just some of the questions posed in this Reader which includes key statements from classical philosophy (Plato, Sun Tzu, Machiavelli) through to modern management writers (Barnard, Kets de Vries, Fiedler, Rosener). The collection will be invaluable to students and managers taking a range of courses in business management and leadership training. In his Introduction, Keith Grint both surveys current thinking on leadership and provides an excellent road map' of the readings which are grouped under five headings: Classical, Traditional, Modern, Mythical, and Alternative.

Published in 1997, this is a reprint from 2001.

Slight peeling on the back cover and a crease to the front cover. Internally clean, binding good. Name date and location of owner written on front free endpaper. Generally in good condition.

Of interest to students and managers undertaking courses in business management and leadership.

Author(s):
Edited by Grint, K.
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
ISBN-10:
0198781814
ISBN-13:
9780198781813
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Title:
Leadership. Classical, Contemporary and Critical Approaches.

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