Leadership Matters

Leadership Matters

by Anne W. Ackerson, Joan H. Baldwin

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780759121843
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 12/16/2013
Series: American Association for State and Local History Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 236
Product dimensions: 10.90(w) x 7.30(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Anne W. Ackerson is the former director of the Museum Association of New York, and has served as director of several historic house museums and historical societies in central and eastern New York in a career spanning thirty-six years.

A former museum director, Joan H. Baldwin is the Curator of Special Collections at The Hotchkiss School, Lakeville, CT. A Between 2001 and 2012 she served as Program Assistant for the Museum Association of New York, responsible for writing, research, and program design for the statewide service agency.

Table of Contents


1. Ten Simple Myths (and Why You Shouldn’t Believe Them)
2. What Brings Us Here?
3. Leadership Training and Development Today
4. Intentional Leadership: Four Fundamentals for the 21st Century
5. The Self-Aware Leader
6. The Authentic Leader
7. The Courageous Leader
8. The Visionary Leader
9. How Do We Know What We Know
10. Ten Simple Truths
11. Turn, Turn, Turn: The Changing Nature of Leadership—Advice for Aspiring Leaders
12. This One’s for You: (More Than) A Few Words of Advice for Boards of Trustees
13. There Be Dragons Here
14. The Leadership Agenda for History and Cultural Heritage Museums

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