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Leadership and discovery

Author: George R Goethals; J Thomas Wren; Jepson School of Leadership Studies.; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Series: Jepson studies in leadership.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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This book, a collection of essays from scholars across disciplines, explores leadership of discovery, probing the guided and collaborative exploration and interpretation of the experience of our inner thoughts and feelings, and of our external worlds. By approaching discovery as the product of interaction and collaboration the very idea of leadership is expanded. The book covers a wide range of topics: from the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Leadership and discovery.
New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2009
(DLC) 2009012858
(OCoLC)317778130
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: George R Goethals; J Thomas Wren; Jepson School of Leadership Studies.; Palgrave Connect (Online service)
ISBN: 9780230101630 0230101631 9780230620704 0230620701 1282742426 9781282742420 9781349383009 1349383007
OCLC Number: 649387443
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 208 pages).
Contents: Discovery in astronomy : ex uno plures / Karen B. Kwitter --
The perils of searching for leadership and discovery : the case of Jamestown and John Smith / Patrick Griffin --
Leadership in the history of exploration / Felipe Fernández-Armesto --
Leadership and discovery : lessons from the Lewis and Clark expedition / Daniel B. Throp --
Leading NASA in space exploration : James E. Webb, Apollo, and today / W. Henry Lambright --
Self-discovery / David A. Dunning --
Exploration and discovery in space / Jeffrey A. Hoffman --
Leadership and discovery / Gerrit L. Verschuur --
A conspicuous absence of scientific leadership : the illusory epidemic of autism / Morton A. Gernsbacher --
On giraffes and bank accounts : rethinking discovery, creation, and literary imagination / Ronald F. Thiemann --
Conclusion : Understanding leadership and discovery / George R. Goethals.
Series Title: Jepson studies in leadership.
Responsibility: edited by George R. Goethals and J. Thomas Wren.
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