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Transforming leadership : a new pursuit of happiness

Author: James MacGregor Burns
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The award-winning historian critically examines the role of leadership in the twenty-first century, outlining a program through which leaders can become agents of positive social change.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James MacGregor Burns
ISBN: 0802141188 9780802141187
OCLC Number: 156809371
Description: ix, 319 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Prologue: Empowering happiness --
pt. 1. Change --
1. Mysteries of leadership --
2. Searching for the X factor --
pt. 2. Leaders --
3. Kings and queens, knights and pawns --
4. Leaders as planners --
pt. 3. Leadership --
5. The transformation of American leadership --
6. France: trials of leadership --
7. Leadership as conflict --
pt. 4. People --
8. The anatomy of motivation --
9. Creative leadership --
10. The leader-follower paradox --
11. Conflict: The arming of leadership --
pt. 5. Transformation --
12. The power of values --
13. The people, yes? --
Epilogue: Global poverty: Putting leadership to work.
Responsibility: James MacGregor Burns.

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