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Memo to a New President: The Art and Science of Presidential Leadership / Edition 1

Memo to a New President: The Art and Science of Presidential Leadership / Edition 1

by Michael A. Genovese
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ISBN-13: 9780195332452
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date: 03/30/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 5.80(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Loyola Marymount University

Table of Contents

Part I. Introduction
1. To the New President
2. The World's Most Exclusive Club: The Modern Presidents
3. Defining Leadership
4. Power and Leadership
5. Presidential Greatness
Part II. Self-Knowledge
6. The Skilled Leader
7. The Personality and Character of the Leader
8. The Uses of Emotion
9. The Moral Universe of Leaders
10. Mistakes Happen . . . and Happen . . . and Happen
11. Vision
12. The Presidential Voice
13. Your Family
Part III. System Knowledge
14. The Paradoxes of the American Presidency
15. Levels of Political Opportunity
16. The Importance of the Transition
17. Political Timing and the Honeymoon
18. You and the People
19. Shaman and Symbol
20. Management
21. Dealing With the Pesky Congress
22. Facing the Courts and the Rule of Law
23. The Media and You
24. Party Leadership
Part IV. World Knowledge
25. Dealing With an Interdependent World
26. Crisis Management
27. War
28. Going Beyond the Law in a Dangerous World
Part V. Conclusion: The Purposive Leader
29. Leading Change
30. The Ends of Good Governance
31. Phronesis
32. Conclusion

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