LEADERSHIP: Essential Selections on Power, Authority, and Influence

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-08-13
  • Publisher: MCGRAW

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Kellerman provides expert analysis of the works of history's greatest authorities on leadership--theorists and practitioners alike--and offers keen insight on applying it to any business situation.

Author Biography

Barbara Kellerman, Ph.D., is the JamesMacGregor Burns Lecturer inPublic Leadership at HarvardUniversity’s John F. Kennedy Schoolof Government. She has served asboth founding executive directorand research director for theKennedy School’s Center for PublicLeadership. Kellerman has writtenarticles appearing in The New YorkTimes, The Washington Post, TheBoston Globe, The Los Angeles Times,and Harvard Business Review.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgmentsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
About Leadershipp. 1
Tao Te Chingp. 3
Analectsp. 9
The Republicp. 17
Livesp. 29
The Princep. 34
Leviathanp. 42
Second Treatise of Governmentp. 49
On Heroes, Hero-Worship, and the Heroic in Historyp. 57
The Study of Sociologyp. 58
"Great Men and Their Environment"p. 60
War and Peacep. 61
On Libertyp. 67
The Theory of Social and Economic Organizationp. 74
Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego, Civilization and Its Discontents, and Moses and Monotheismp. 81
"The Essentials of Leadership"p. 91
Leadershipp. 95
Obedience to Authorityp. 105
Eichmann in Jerusalemp. 110
Literature as Leadershipp. 117
A Vindication of the Rights of Womenp. 119
Common Sensep. 125
Declaration of Sentimentsp. 133
The Communist Manifestop. 140
"The Talented Tenth"p. 148
The Wretched of the Earthp. 153
Silent Springp. 160
The Feminine Mystiquep. 168
Rules for Radicalsp. 172
Animal Liberationp. 180
"1, 112 and Counting"p. 192
Leaders In Actionp. 205
"Speech to the Troops at Tilbury" and "The Golden Speech"p. 207
"Ain't I a Woman?"p. 216
"Gettysburg Address" and "Second Inaugural Address"p. 217
What Is to Be Done?p. 225
"Conditions for Becoming a Satyagrahi," "Satyagraha-Not 'Passive Resistance,"' and "The Essential Law of Satyagraha"p. 234
"Adamant for Drift" and "The Threat to Czechoslovakia"p. 245
"Letter from Birmingham Jail"p. 254
"I Am Prepared to Die"p. 266
"The Power of the Powerless"p. 276
Sourcesp. 285
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