Bolti ár: 3230 Ft
Internetes ár: 2907 Ft (10% kedvezmény)
Kiadás éve: 2010
Kiadó: Oxford University Press
Sorozat: Very Short Introductions
Kategóriák: Történelem/hadtörténet, Politika, Filozófia
Structured around a series of common, yet fundamental, questions about what leadership is
Includes case studies of leaders to illustrate the main themes
Challenges the reader to rethink what they know about leadership
Written by an internationally renowned expert with a thoughtful yet entertaining style
The subject of leadership raises many questions: What is it? How does it differ from management and command? Are leaders born or bred? Who are the leaders? Do we actually need leaders?
Inevitably, the answers are provocative and partial; leadership is a hugely important topic of debate. There are constant calls for 'greater' or 'stronger' leadership, but what this actually means, how we can evaluate it, and why it's important are not very clear.
In this Very Short Introduction Keith Grint prompts the reader to rethink their understanding of what leadership is. He examines the way leadership has evolved from its earliest manifestations in ancient societies, highlighting the beginnings of leadership writings through Plato, Sun Tzu, Machiavelli and others, to consider the role of the social, economic, and political context undermining particular modes of leadership.
Exploring the idea that leaders cannot exist without followers, and recognising that we all have diverse experiences and assumptions of leadership, Grint looks at the practice of management, its history, future, and influence on all aspects of society.
1: What is leadership?
2: What isn't leadership?
3: What was leadership?
4: Leaders: born or bred?
5: Who are the leaders?
6: How do leaders lead?
7: What about the followers?
8: Do we need leaders?
Keith Grint, Professor of Public Leadership, Warwick Business School
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