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This book serves as a guided introduction to the rich a diverse perspectives on leadership throughout the ages and throughout the world. Each of the selections, introduced by the editor, presents enlightening thoughts on a different aspect of leadership. Writings by Plato, Aristotle, Lao-tzu and others demonstrate that the challenges of leadership are as old as civilization. Machiavelli, Tolstoy, Ghandi, and W.E.B. Du Bois provide a wide range of insights into the eternal practice and problems of leadership. Modern masters of leadership such as James MacGregor Burns, John Kotter, and Warren Bennis join such leading practitioners as Max De Pree and Roger B. Smith in discussing contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice.

ISBN

9780028740911

Publication Date

1995

Publisher

Free Press

City

New York

Keywords

leadership, leadership history, leadership theory

School

Jepson School of Leadership Studies

Disciplines

Leadership Studies

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Edited by:

J. Thomas Wren

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The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

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