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The arts of leadership

Author: Keith Grint
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2000
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The notion of leadership is investigated in this series of historical case studies which provide portraits of some of the most famous, and infamous, leaders. Taken from a broad spectrum, they include business, politics, society, and the military.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Grint
ISBN: 0199244898 9780199244898
OCLC Number: 46395225
Description: 440 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction : the arts of leadership --
Crash-landing and take-off : business leadership on Skytrain and Virgin Atlantic --
The floating republics : political leadership in the spithead and nore mutinies --
Nursing the media : social leadership in the Crimean and English hospitals --
Scarlet and black : military leadership at Isandhlwana and Rork's drift --
Henry Ford : the blind business visionary --
Horatio Nelson : determining the indeterminate military hero --
Adolf Hitler : the political emotionasaurus rex --
Martin Luther King's 'dream speech' : the rhetorical of social leadership --
The end of leadership?
Responsibility: Keith Grint.

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An investigation into how we can best understand leadership, using historical case studies and essay portraits. Are leaders born or made? Do they have particular traits or are we all potential  Read more...

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