The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

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About the Book
This book serves as a guided introduction to the rich a diverse perspectives on leadership throughout the ages and throughout the world. Each of the selections, introduced by the editor, presents enlightening thoughts on a different aspect of leadership. Writings by Plato, Aristotle, Lao-tzu and others demonstrate that the challenges of leadership are as old as civilization. Machiavelli, Tolstoy, Ghandi, and W.E.B. Du Bois provide a wide range of insights into the eternal practice and problems of leadership. Modern masters of leadership such as James MacGregor Burns, John Kotter, and Warren Bennis join such leading practitioners as Max De Pree and Roger B. Smith in discussing contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice.
About the Author: J. Thomas Wren teaches at the University of Richmond's Jepson School of Leadership Studies. He lives in Richmond, Virginia.
Book Details
ISBN-13: 9780028740911
Publisher: Free Press
Publisher Imprint: Free Press
Depth: 32
Language: English
Returnable: Y
Spine Width: 35 mm
Weight: 626.52 gr
ISBN-10: 0028740912
Publisher Date: 01 Aug 1995
Binding: Paperback
Height: 237 mm
No of Pages: 376
Series Title: English
Sub Title: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages
Width: 157 mm
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