On Becoming a Leader: The Leadership Classic / Edition 2

On Becoming a Leader: The Leadership Classic / Edition 2

by Warren Bennis
     
 

ISBN-10: 0738208175

ISBN-13: 9780738208176

Pub. Date: 04/01/2003

Publisher: Basic Books

For many years, Warren Bennis has persuasively argued that leaders are not born -- they are made. And for countless readers, On Becoming a Leader has served as a beacon of insight, delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it. In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and

Overview

For many years, Warren Bennis has persuasively argued that leaders are not born -- they are made. And for countless readers, On Becoming a Leader has served as a beacon of insight, delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it. In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever. Featuring fresh, new commentary on the challenges and opportunities that leaders face today, this new edition of On Becoming a Leader will inspire the next generation of leaders and guide us into the future.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780738208176
Publisher:
Basic Books
Publication date:
04/01/2003
Series:
Art of Mentoring Series
Edition description:
Updated and Expanded Edition
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
5.59(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.66(d)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsvii
Introduction to the Revised Edition, 2003ix
Introduction to the Original Edition, 1989xxv
1Mastering the Context1
2Understanding the Basics31
3Knowing Yourself47
4Knowing the World65
5Operating on Instinct93
6Deploying Yourself: Strike Hard, Try Everything105
7Moving Through Chaos133
8Getting People on Your Side145
9Organizations Can Help--or Hinder163
10Forging the Future183
Biographies197
References209
Index213

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