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Thinking about leadership

Author: Nannerl O Keohane
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2010.
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Leadership is essential to collective human endeavor, from setting and accomplishing goals for a neighborhood block association, to running a Fortune 500 company, to mobilizing the energies of a nation. Political philosophers have focused largely on how to prevent leaders from abusing their power, yet little attention has been paid to what it actually feels like to hold power, how leaders go about their work, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Keohane, Nannerl O., 1940-
Thinking about leadership.
Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2010022315
(OCoLC)610835721
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nannerl O Keohane
ISBN: 9781400836086 1400836085 9786612821042 6612821043
OCLC Number: 677128400
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 297 pages)
Contents: What is leadership? --
How and why do followers matter? --
What determines who becomes a leader and which leaders will succeed? --
Does gender make a difference? --
How does leadership work in a democracy? --
How do character, ethics, and leadership interact?
Responsibility: Nannerl O. Keohane.

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Draws on the author's experience as the first woman president of Duke University and former president of Wellesley College, as well as her expertise as a leading political theorist, to deepen our  Read more...

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