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The Arts of Leadership
     

The Arts of Leadership

by Keith Grint
 

ISBN-10: 019829445X

ISBN-13: 9780198294450

Pub. Date: 04/28/2000

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

In this book Keith Grint, who has been studying and teaching leadership for over a decade, investigates the notion of leadership in a series of historical case studies and rich essay portraits of some of the world's most famous leaders. The first part considers four sets of parallel cases where leadership appears to be a major explanation of success and failure.

Overview

In this book Keith Grint, who has been studying and teaching leadership for over a decade, investigates the notion of leadership in a series of historical case studies and rich essay portraits of some of the world's most famous leaders. The first part considers four sets of parallel cases where leadership appears to be a major explanation of success and failure. The second takes the four critical issues arising from these parallel cases and explores them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198294450
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2000
Pages:
452
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.30(d)

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Table of Contents

List of Figures and Table
1. Introduction: The Arts of Leadership
Part One. Parallel Leadership Situations
2. Crash-Landing and Take-Off: Business Leadership on Skytrain and Virgin Atlantic
3. The Floating Republics: Political Leadership in the Spithead and Nore Mutinies
4. Nursing the Media: Social Leadership in the Crimean and English Hospitals
5. Scarlet and Black: Military Leadership at Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift
Part Two. Situating Extreme Leaders
6. Henry Ford: The Blind Business Visionary
7. Horatio Nelson: Determining the Indeterminate Military Hero
8. Adolf Hitler: The Political Emotionasaurus Rex
9. Martin Luther King's 'Dream Speech': The Rhetoric of Social Leadership
10. The End of Leadership?
References
Index

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