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Hard times : leadership in America

Author: Barbara Kellerman
Publisher: Stanford, California : Stanford Business Books, an imprint of Stanford University Press, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leadership has never played a more prominent role in America's national discourse, and yet our opinions of leaders are at all-time lows. Private sector leaders are widely seen as greedy to the point of being corrupt. Public sector leaders are viewed as incompetent to the point of being inept. And, levels of trust in government have plummeted. As the title of this book conveys, leaders in America are experiencing  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kellerman, Barbara, author.
Hard times
(DLC) 2014021439
(OCoLC)880237332
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Barbara Kellerman
ISBN: 9780804793018 0804793018
OCLC Number: 905684238
Description: 1 online resource.
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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Hard Times fills a gap in our conversation about leadership by focusing on the context within which leadership takes place. Written as a checklist, it introduces readers to what they need to know in  Read more...

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Selected by Choice in 2016 as an Outstanding Academic Title. Honorable Mention in the 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award, sponsored by the University of San Diego School of Leadership and Education Read more...

 
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