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On effective leadership : across domains, cultures, and eras

Author: G Donald Chandler; John W Chandler
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Jepson studies in leadership.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Why are some leaders effective, many ineffective, and only a very few exceptional? Chandler and Chandler argue that four common elements drive leadership effectiveness across all domains, cultures, and eras. Three of them are skills, and the fourth is the degree of a leader's selflessness. To illustrate the power of these elements, On Effective Leadership examines sixteen case studies of leaders in a range of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Donald Chandler; John W Chandler
ISBN: 9781137300706 1137300701 9781137300690 1137300698
OCLC Number: 802183197
Description: xiv, 254 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Foreword Introduction PART I: EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP: A NEW FRAMEWORK The Leadership Conundrum The Temple and the Genome PART II: ORGANIZING CHANGE Margaret Sanger and Susan B. Anthony/Elizabeth Cady Stanton: Social Reformers Robert S. McNamara and John W. Gardner: Johnson's Cabinet Warriors Henry Ford and Soichiro Honda: Business Entrepreneurs PART III: POWERS OF PERSUASION G. Stanley Hall and William Rainey Harper: University Presidents Edward Teller and Sir William Osler: Scientific Leaders Napoleon and Augustus: Empire Builders PART IV: TRANSFORMING VISIONS John Humphrey Noyes and George Fox: Religious Visionaries Robert Mugabe and Nelson Mandela: Revolutionary Leaders Epilogue - Implications for Leaders and Followers
Series Title: Jepson studies in leadership.
Responsibility: G. Donald Chandler, III and John W. Chandler.

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Using case studies from a wide range of fields and historical settings, On Effective Leadership seeks to explain why some leaders are effective, many are not, and only a very few are exceptional.  Read more...

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