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Why leaders can't lead : the unconscious conspiracy continues

Author: Warren G Bennis
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass Publishers, 1990, ©1989.
Series: Jossey-Bass management series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows how emerging social forces are making it difficult for true leaders to emerge. It offers examples and anecdotes to show how leaders can develop the vision and authority necessary to keep  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Warren G Bennis
ISBN: 1555422829 9781555422820 1555421520 9781555421526
OCLC Number: 27707458
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xix, 169 pages : portrait ; 23 cm.
Contents: Part One: The Unconscious Conspiracy and How to Confound It; 1. One Job, One Year, One Life; 2. Learning Some Basic Truisms About Leadership; 3. The New Metaphysics of Our Age; Part Two: A Society Without Dreams; 4. The Long Slide from True Leadership; 5. Back to the Future; 6. The Age of Unreality; 7. Where Have All the Leaders Gone?; Part Three: Parts of the Problem; 8. Bosses as Heroes and Celebrities; 9. When There Are Too Many Chiefs; 10. Bottom-Line Obsessions; 11. Untapped Human Capital; 12. The Perils of Accord; 13. The Pornography of Leadership; 14. When Winning Is Losing; 15. The Name of the Game Is Greed; Part Four: Parts of the Solution; 16. Leading to Make a Difference; 17. A Bright Future for Complexity; 18. Letting Virtues Shine Through; 19. Quitting on Principle; 20. Canceling the Doppelgajnger Effect; 21. Leader Power That No One Has; 22. Avoiding Disaster During Periods of Change; 23. Dealing with the Way Things Are.
Series Title: Jossey-Bass management series.
Responsibility: Warren Bennis.

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"Warren Bennis is one of the most perceptive and experienced writers on leadership and management....The book is full of lively insights expressed in vivid terms." --John W. Gardner, former Secretary Read more...

 
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