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The sixth edition of this classic text continues its popular interdisciplinary approach to the topic of leadership by examining fundamental elements of military leadership: the “process” of leadership, the dynamic personal interactions between leader and followers, and the individual and organizational values that foster effective military leadership. Military Leadership provides a thoroughly reconsidered and greatly expanded mix of classic and contemporary articles as well as original essays, with authors ...
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Military Leadership: In Pursuit of Excellence

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Overview


The sixth edition of this classic text continues its popular interdisciplinary approach to the topic of leadership by examining fundamental elements of military leadership: the “process” of leadership, the dynamic personal interactions between leader and followers, and the individual and organizational values that foster effective military leadership. Military Leadership provides a thoroughly reconsidered and greatly expanded mix of classic and contemporary articles as well as original essays, with authors representing all of the services. Incisive introductory essays to each section highlight themes and connections. Eric B. Rosenbach joins the editorial team for this edition, helping infuse the text with fresh perspectives. The essays of the sixth edition confront the kudos and criticisms that surround military leadership today, offer international viewpoints, and relate military leadership to contemporary leadership theory and approaches.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780786727568
  • Publisher: Westview Press
  • Publication date: 12/30/2008
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition description: Sixth Edition
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 464
  • Sales rank: 456,784
  • File size: 555 KB

Meet the Author


Robert L. Taylor (Lt. Col., USAF, ret.) is Professor of Management and Dean Emeritus of the College of Business at the University of Louisville .

 

William E. Rosenbach ( Col. , USAF, ret.) is the Evans Professor of Eisenhower Leadership Studies and Professor of Management, Emeritus, at Gettysburg College .


Eric B. Rosenbach
is Executive Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University .

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Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Pt. 1 Military Leadership - Perspectives
1 Leadership 6
2 Leaders and Leadership 16
3 A Comprehensive View of Leadership 27
4 Leadership: Views from Readers 37
5 A New Vision of Leadership 50
Pt. 2 Climate, Culture, and Influence
6 Leaders, Managers, and Command Climate 77
7 Military Culture: Change and Continuity 85
8 GIs - Not Your Average Joes: What the Military Can Teach Us About Race, Class, and Citizenship 101
9 Women in Combat, Homosexuals in Uniform: The Challenge of Military Leadership 115
10 The Doctrine of Dissent 118
Pt. 3 The Personal Challenge
11 Followers as Partners: The Best Evidence of Good Leadership 128
12 When Leadership Collides with Loyalty 138
13 Leadership as an Art 141
14 A Charismatic Dimension of Military Leadership? 157
15 Leadership in Military Combat Units and Business Organizations: A Comparative Psychological Analysis 172
16 Leadership Between a Rock and a Hard Place 184
17 Once a Leaders, Always a Leader? 194
Pt. 4 The Changing Context
18 Our Military Condition 204
19 Ineffective Leadership and Military Retention 211
20 The Agenda - Grassroots Leadership 223
21 Military Leadership into the 21st Century: Another "Bridge Too Far?" 233
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