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Hard times : leadership in America

Author: Barbara Kellerman
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, [2015] ©2015
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book will fill in that all-important missing piece [context]. It is not a "how-to" book- a book about how to be a leader. Instead it is a how-to-think-like-a-leader workbook that provides a clear, cogent corrective to the thousands of other instructions already available. Hard Times is a checklist of what you need to know about context if you want to lead in the United States of America in the second decade of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Kellerman, Barbara.
Hard times.
Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2015
(DLC) 2014021439
(OCoLC)894127759
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kellerman
ISBN: 9780804793018 0804793018
OCLC Number: 892430169
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 367 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Prologue : what's been lost? --
Part I. Foundations. History --
Ideology --
Part II. Evolutions. Religion --
Politics --
Economics --
Institutions --
Organizations --
Law --
Business --
Part III. Revolutions. Technology --
Media --
Money --
Innovation --
Competition --
Part IV. Populations. Class --
Culture --
Divisions --
Interests --
Part V. Futures. Environment --
Risks --
Trends --
Part VI. Inversions. Leaders --
Followers --
Outsiders --
Epilogue : what's been found?
Responsibility: Barbara Kellerman.

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