Nobody in Charge: Essays on the Future of Leadership / Edition 1

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Drawing from a lifetime of personal, professional, and organizational experiences Harlan Cleveland has gathered together his own key writings on the topic of leadership that represent ideas that span the breadth of his long and illustrious career. Each chapter will focus on a particularly intriguing insight about leaders and leadership.
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“…uses exceptional experience as the basis for relevant, reflective, insights – by a remarkable man…” (Long Range Planning, Vol. 37, 2004)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780787961534
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/3/2002
  • Series: J-B Warren Bennis Series , #7
  • Edition description: 1ST
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 272
  • Product dimensions: 6.24 (w) x 9.27 (h) x 0.98 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: The Man on the Flying Trapeze
How I Got Here
1 The Get-It-All-Together Profession 2
2 Coming Soon: The Nobody-in-Charge Society 16
3 The Spread of Knowledge 32
4 The Age of People-Power 46
5 Dinosaurs and Personal Freedom 62
6 "Safe for Diversity" 74
7 The Social Fallout of Science 92
8 Intuition and Chaos in the Real World 110
9 The Leader as Futurist 128
10 The Dean's Dilemma: Leadership of Equals 140
11 A Style for Complexity 152
12 "The Very Definition of Integrity" 174
13 The Situations-as-a-Whole Person 196
14 Education for Citizen Leadership 208
Afterwood: Aphorisms from Experience 222
Afterwood: The Whole Chessboard 226
Index 229
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