skip to content
Why leaders can't lead : the unconscious conspiracy continues Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

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
Summary:

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...

Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

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.

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

"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...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27707458> # Why leaders can't lead : the unconscious conspiracy continues
    a schema:CreativeWork, schema:Book ;
   library:oclcnum "27707458" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/cau> ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Place/san_francisco> ; # San Francisco
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Topic/changement_social> ; # Changement social
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Event/1900_1999> ; # 1900-1999
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> ; # Social conditions
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Place/ee_uu> ; # EE. UU
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> ; # Civilization
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Topic/leiderschap> ; # Leiderschap
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/994701> ; # Leadership
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122310> ; # Social change
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Place/etats_unis> ; # États-Unis
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Topic/cambio_social> ; # Cambio social
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/303.34/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Topic/sociale_verandering> ; # Sociale verandering
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Topic/fuhrungspsychologie> ; # Führungspsychologie
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> ; # United States.
   schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
   schema:copyrightYear "1989" ;
   schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/17241271> ; # Warren G. Bennis
   schema:datePublished "1990" ;
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/836805731> ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Series/the_jossey_bass_management_series> ; # The Jossey-Bass management series
   schema:isPartOf <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Series/jossey_bass_management_series> ; # Jossey-Bass management series.
   schema:name "Why leaders can't lead : the unconscious conspiracy continues"@en ;
   schema:productID "27707458" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/27707458#PublicationEvent/san_francisco_jossey_bass_publishers_1990_1989> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Agent/jossey_bass_publishers> ; # Jossey-Bass Publishers
   schema:url <http://www.gbv.de/dms/bowker/toc/9781555421526.pdf> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781555421526> ;
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781555422820> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/27707458> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Agent/jossey_bass_publishers> # Jossey-Bass Publishers
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Jossey-Bass Publishers" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Series/jossey_bass_management_series> # Jossey-Bass management series.
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27707458> ; # Why leaders can't lead : the unconscious conspiracy continues
   schema:name "Jossey-Bass management series." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Series/the_jossey_bass_management_series> # The Jossey-Bass management series
    a bgn:PublicationSeries ;
   schema:hasPart <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/27707458> ; # Why leaders can't lead : the unconscious conspiracy continues
   schema:name "The Jossey-Bass management series" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Topic/fuhrungspsychologie> # Führungspsychologie
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Führungspsychologie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/836805731#Topic/sociale_verandering> # Sociale verandering
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Sociale verandering"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122310> # Social change
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social change"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1204155> # United States.
    a schema:Place ;
   schema:name "United States." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1919811> # Social conditions
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Social conditions"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/862898> # Civilization
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Civilization"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/994701> # Leadership
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Leadership"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/17241271> # Warren G. Bennis
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Bennis" ;
   schema:givenName "Warren G." ;
   schema:name "Warren G. Bennis" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781555421526>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1555421520" ;
   schema:isbn "9781555421526" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9781555422820>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "1555422829" ;
   schema:isbn "9781555422820" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.