From Manager to Visionary: The Secretary-General of the United Nations

From Manager to Visionary: The Secretary-General of the United Nations

by K. Kille

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Overview

This study examines how the UN Secretary-General's leadership qualities affect how they address threats to peace and security. The personal traits of all seven Secretaries-General are measured and categorized into one of three leadership styles: managerial, strategic, and visionary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781349532698
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date: 06/08/2007
Edition description: 1st ed. 2006
Pages: 308
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

About the Author

KENT J. KILLE is an Associate Professor of Political Science at The College of Wooster, USA.

Table of Contents


List of Tables     ix
Acknowledgments     xi
Introduction     1
The Secretary-Generalship: The Individual Behind the Office     7
A Secretary-General's Avenues for Influence     39
The Visionary: Dag Hammarskjold     67
The Manager: Kurt Waldheim     123
The Strategist: Kofi Annan     155
From Manager to Visionary: Contrasting the Secretaries-General     217
Appendix     257
Notes     259
Bibliography     263
Index     301

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