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Power plays : Shakespeare's lessons in leadership and management

Author: John O Whitney; Tina Packer
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"What can Shakespeare teach us about effective leadership? Everything, according to John Whitney, former president of Pathmark Supermarkets and now a leading professor at Columbia Business School, and Tina Packer, founder, president, and artistic director of the critically acclaimed theater group Shakespeare & Company. Whether we are dealing with an indecisive Hamlet or a corporate Lear, this innovative approach to  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Whitney, John O.
Power plays.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2000
(OCoLC)606387552
Named Person: William Shakespeare; William Shakespeare
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John O Whitney; Tina Packer
ISBN: 0684868873 9780684868875
OCLC Number: 43648648
Description: 316 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: pt. I. Power: For Good and for Evil --
1. Power Is a Freighted Idea: Understand It Before You Use It --
2. Uneasy Lies the Head That Wears a Crown: Promoted? Transferred? New Hire? Tips from the Master --
3. Trusted Lieutenant: A Delicate Balance --
4. Skipping King: Uses and Abuses of Perks, Pay, and Privilege --
5. Women and Power: Shakespeare's Education and Transformation --
pt. II. All the World's a Stage: Business as Theater --
6. All the World's a Stage: Playing the Part --
7. Lend Me Your Ears: The Art of Persuasion --
pt. III. Search Within: Integrating Values, Vision, Mission, and Strategy --
8. Polonius's Paradox: Choices and Consequences for Man Alone and Man in Society --
9. Choice and Master Deceivers of Their Age: What's Fair in Love, War, and Business --
10. Banish Not Your Jack Falstaff: The Value of Mavericks in Our Midst --
11. To Be or Not to Be: It's Up to You: Hamlet's Fatal Flaws.
Responsibility: John O. Whitney and Tina Packer ; illustrations by Steve Noble.
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"What can Shakespeare teach us about effective leadership? Everything, according to John Whitney, former president of Pathmark Supermarkets and now a leading professor at Columbia Business School, and Tina Packer, founder, president, and artistic director of the critically acclaimed theater group Shakespeare & Company. Whether we are dealing with an indecisive Hamlet or a corporate Lear, this innovative approach to management helps us tap the timeless wisdom and profitable genius of the Bard."--Jacket.

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