Leading Minds

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  • Edition: Reprint
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-12-06
  • Publisher: Basic Books

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In Leading Minds, Gardner and his research associate at Harvard Project Zero, Emma Laskin, apply a cognitive lens to leadership, drawing on Gardner's groundbreaking work on intelligence and creativity to offer fascinating revelations about the minds of leaders and those who follow them. This reissue includes a new introduction by the author.

Author Biography

Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education. The recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship in 1981, the Prince of Asturias Prize in Social Science in 2011, and twenty-nine honorary degrees, he is the author of more than twenty books. He lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Table of Contents

Preface to the 2011 Editionp. xi
A Framework for Leadership
Introduction: A Cognitive Approach to Leadershipp. 3
Human Development and Leadershipp. 21
The Leaders' Storiesp. 39
Case Studies: From Domains to Nations
Margaret Mead: An Observer of Diverse Cultures Educates Her Ownp. 65
The Teaching of Physics, the Lessons of Politicsp. 85
Bringing "The Higher Learning" to Americap. 105
The Business of Americap. 123
The Embodiment of the Good Soldierp. 137
Rediscovering the Spirit of the Churchp. 153
Ordinariness and Extraordinarinessp. 169
Leading in a Rapidly Changing Environmentp. 189
Margaret Thatcher: A Clear Sense of Identityp. 211
A Generation of World Leadersp. 229
Conclusion: Leadership that Looks Forward
Leadership beyond National Boundariesp. 251
Lessons from the Past, Implications for the Futurep. 269
The Eleven Leaders Viewed along the Principal Dimensions of Leadershipp. 291
The Leaders of the Second World Warp. 311
Notesp. 327
Bibliographyp. 353
Name Indexp. 369
Subject Indexp. 375
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