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Leading minds : an anatomy of leadership

Author: Howard Gardner; Emma Laskin
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2011 pbk. edView all editions and formats
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"Pioneering psychologist and education expert Howard Gardner applies a cognitive lens to leadership identifying one of its crucial but long neglected components: the minds of leaders and the people who follow them ... Shows how effective leaders create and embody new stories that wrestle successfully with stories that already populate the minds of their followers. Gardner imposes his highly original framework on a  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Howard Gardner; Emma Laskin
ISBN: 0465027733 9780465027736
OCLC Number: 720168313
Description: xxii, 391 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction: A cognitive approach to leadership --
Human development and leadership --
The leaders' stories --
Margaret Mead : an observer of diverse cultures educates her own --
J. Robert Oppenheimer : the teaching of physics, the lessons of politics --
Robert Maynard Hutchins : bringing "the higher learning" to America --
Alfred P. Sloan, Jr. : the business of America --
George C. Marshall : the embodiment of the good soldier --
Pope John XXIII : rediscovering the spirit of the church --
Eleanor Roosevelt : ordinariness and extraordinariness --
Martin Luther King, Jr. : leading in a rapidly changing environment --
Margaret Thatcher : a clear sense of identity --
a generation of world leaders --
Jean Monnet and Mahatma Gandhi : leadership beyond national boundaries --
Lessons from the past, implications for the future --
Appendix I : The eleven leaders viewed along the principal dimensions of leadership --
Appendix II : the leaders of the Second World War.
Responsibility: Howard Gardner ; in collaboration with Emma Laskin.

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In Leading Minds , Gardner and his research associate at Harvard Project Zero, Emma Laskin, apply a cognitive lens to leadership, drawing on Gardner's ground-breaking work on intelligence and  Read more...

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