Prisoners of Myth: The Leadership of the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-1990

Prisoners of Myth: The Leadership of the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-1990

by Erwin C. Hargrove

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ISBN-13: 9781572331174
Publisher: University of Tennessee Press
Publication date: 02/28/2001
Edition description: 1
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Erwin C. Hargrove is professor of political science at Vanderbilt University and the author, most recently, of The President as Leader: Appealing to the Better Angels of Our Nature.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Paperback Editionxi
Prefacexv
Acknowledgmentsxix
Chapter 1History and Theory3
Part IThe Founding Generation
Chapter 2Visions of an Institution19
Chapter 3Lilienthal's TVA: The Politics of Leadership42
Chapter 4The Development of TVA Organizational Culture65
Chapter 5The Organization in Action85
Epilogue: Part I The Past as Prologue111
Part IIPrisoners of Myth
Chapter 6Consolidating Leadership: Clapp and Vogel117
Chapter 7Rise and Fall of the Dynamo155
Chapter 8The Politics of Organizational Renewal195
Chapter 9Denouement242
Epilogue: Part II New Departures276
Chapter 10Reflections281
Notes307
Index355

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