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True Heroes.

Author: Scott T Allison
Publisher: Taylor & Francis, 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Heroic Leadership is a celebration of our greatest heroes, from legends such as Mahatma Gandhi to the legions of unsung heroes who transform our world quietly behind the scenes. The authors argue that all great heroes are also great leaders. The term 'heroic leadership' is coined to describe how heroism and leadership are intertwined, and how our most cherished heroes are also our most transforming leaders. This  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Scott T Allison
ISBN: 1299715494 9781299715493 9781136232732 1136232737
OCLC Number: 851695316
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Series Foreword by Georgia Sorenson & Ronald E. Riggio 1. Introduction 2. Trending Heroes 3. Transitory Heroes 4. Transitional Heroes 5. Tragic Heroes 6. Transposed Heroes 7. Transparent Heroes 8. Traditional Heroes 9. Transfigured Heroes 10. Transforming Heroes 11. Transcendent Heroes 12. Conclusion

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Heroic Leadership is a celebration of our greatest heroes, from legends such as Mahatma Gandhi to the legions of unsung heroes who transform our world quietly behind the scenes. The authors argue that all great heroes are also great leaders. The term 'heroic leadership' is coined to describe how heroism and leadership are intertwined, and how our most cherished heroes are also our most transforming leaders. This book offers a new conceptual framework for understanding heroism and heroic leadership, drawing from theories of great leadership and heroic action. Ten categories.

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A pioneering and insightful examination of the intersection of heroes and leaders by two gifted psychologists. Allison and Goethals' captivating narrative adds a new dimension to current research Read more...

 
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