The Three Faces of Leadership: Manager, Artist, Priest / Edition 1

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Overview

The Three Faces of Leadership takes readers inside the minds of CEOs who were celebrated by the Harvard Business Review over the last decade of the twentieth century. Drawing on interviews with these famous CEOs Mary Jo Hatch, Monika Kostera, and Andrzej K. Kozminski demonstrate how business leaders today use aesthetics, specifically storytelling, dramatizing, and mythmaking, to lead their companies successfully. They look at how they inspire organizations through their creativity, virtue, and faith, and thus show the faces of the artist and priest alongside the technical and rational face of the manager.

Aesthetic leadership practices are linked to organizational culture, change, vision, values, and identity. This book encourages students and executives to align the creative and spiritual aspects of business with their technical training and practice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405122597
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 1/3/2005
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 184
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Jo Hatch is C. Coleman McGehee Eminent Scholars Research Professor of Banking and Commerce at the McIntyre School of Commerce, University of Virginia, and Adjunct Professor at the Copenhagen Business School, Denmark. She is the author of Organization Theory; Modern, Symbolic and Postmodern Perspectives (1997) and co-editor of The Expressive Organization (2000).

Monika Kostera has published several books and articles for academics and practitioners on a wide range of management issues, from leadership to human resource management.

Andrzej K. KoŸmiñski has published both academic and practitioner-based articles extensively on both sides of the Atlantic. He is the author of the first book on management change in the post communist world called Catching Up? Organizational and Management Change in the Ex-Socialist Block, and co-edited (with George S. Yip) Strategies for Central and Eastern Europe.

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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 The aesthetics of leadership 1
Ch. 2 Telling business stories 12
Ch. 3 Dramatizing leadership 44
Ch. 4 Leading mythologically 71
Ch. 5 Forming and reforming the institution of management 114
Ch. 6 The business leader as artist and priest 132
App. A List of stories and their locations in the HBR interviews 143
App. B List of CEO interviews 153
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