The Charismatic Leader

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"Should be useful to the executive or manager who has fallen into a rut of 'managership' and needs some inspiration in the art of developing and executing a strategic vision, managing change, motivating the troops, and promoting entrepreneurship."
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Overview

"Should be useful to the executive or manager who has fallen into a rut of 'managership' and needs some inspiration in the art of developing and executing a strategic vision, managing change, motivating the troops, and promoting entrepreneurship."
New York Times

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"Should be useful to the executive or manager who has fallen into a rut of 'managership' and needs some inspiration in the art of developing and executing a strategic vision, managing change, motivating the troops, and promoting entrepreneurship." (New York Times)

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781555421717
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 3/8/2004
  • Series: J-B US non-Franchise Leadership Series , #28
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 211
  • Product dimensions: 6.40 (w) x 9.49 (h) x 0.83 (d)

Meet the Author

JAY A. CONGER is associate professor of organizational behavior at McGill University, Montreal, Canada. He consults to private and nonprofit organizations worldwide in the areas of organizational change, leadership development, and management education.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Problems and Prospects in Understanding Charismatic Leadership.

Part One: The Nature and Dynamics of Charismatic Leadership.

1. Theoretical Foundations of Charismatic Leadership.

2. Evolving Perspectives on Charismatic Leadership.

3. Behavioral Dimensions of Charismatic Leadership.

4. Charismatic and Non-Charismatic Leaders: Differences in Behavior and Effectiveness.

Part Two: Strategic Vision and the Charismatic Leader.

5. The Visionary Leader.

6. Profiles of Strategic Vision: Levesque and Iacocca.

Part Three: The Sources and Limitations of Charisma.

7. Two Faces of Charisma: Socialized and Personalized Leadership in Organizations.

8. Origins of Charisma: Socialized and Personalized Leadership in Organizations.

9. Limits of Charisma.

Part Four: Development of Charismatic Leaders.

10. Developiing Transformational Leaders: A Life Span Approach.

11. Training Charismatic Leadership: A Risky and Critical Task.

Conclusion: Patterns and Trends in Studying Charismatic Leadership.

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