Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

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J. Thomas Wren
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This book serves as a guided introduction to the richly 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.
This book serves as a guided introduction to the richly 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.
PrefaceAcknowledgmentsPART I. THE CRISIS OF LEADERSHIP1. The Cry for Leadership - John W. Gardner2. The Crisis of Leadership - James MacGregor Burns3. Defining a Citizen Leader - Richard A. Couto4. Servant Leadership - Robert K. GreenleafPART II. WHAT IS LEADERSHIP?5. Thinking and Learning about Leadership - Thomas F. Cronin6. Paths of Inquiry into Leadership - Irving J. Spitzberg, Jr.7. The Meaning of Leadership - Bernard M. Bass8. What Is Leadership? - Richard L. Hughes, Robert C. Ginnett, and Gordon J. CurphyPART III. HISTORICAL VIEWS OF LEADERSHIP9. Concepts of Leadership: The Beginnings - Bernard M. Bass10. The Hero as King - Thomas Carlyle11. Rulers and Generals Are "History's Slaves" - Leo Tolstoy12. The Republic - Plato 13. Politics - Aristotle14. How Princes Should Keep Faith - Niccolo Machiavelli15. Tao Te Ching - Lao-tzu16. Satyagraha - Mohandas Gandhi 17. The Talented Tenth - W.E.B. Du BoisPART IV MODERN VIEWS OF LEADERSHIP 18. Contemporary Leadership Theory - Martin M. Chemers19. Transactional and Transforming Leadership - James MacGregor Burns20. The Transformation of Transforming Leadership - Richard A. Couto21. Beyond the Charismatic Leader: Leadership and Organizational Change - David A. Nadler and Michael L. Tushman 22. What Leaders Really Do - John P. KotterPART V THE LEADER23. Personal Factors Associated with Leadership - Ralph M. Stogdill24. Leadership: Do Traits Matter? - Shelley A. Kirkpatrick and Edwin A. Locke25. Behavioral Theories of Leadership - Paul Hersey and Kenneth H. Blanchard26. Ways Women Lead - Judy B. Rosener27. Would Women Lead Differently - Virginia Schein28. Women and Minorities in Management - Ann M. Morrison and Mary Ann Von GlinowPART VI. THE FOLLOWERS29. Leaders and Followers - John W. Gardner30. Leaders and Followers Are the People in this Relationship - Joseph C. Rost31. In Praise of Followers - Robert E. KelleyPART VII. LEADERS AND FOLLOWERS TOGETHER32. Situational Leadership - Paul Hersey and Kenneth H. Blanchard33. SuperLeadership: Beyond the Myth of Heroic Leadership - Charles C. Manz and Henry P. Sirns34. Domination/Subordination - Jean B. Miller35. Challenging the Barriers to Opportunity - Anne M. MorrisonPART VIII. THE LEADERSHIP ENVIRONMENT36. The Historical and Contemporary Contexts of Leadership: A Conceptual Model - J. Thomas Wren and Marc J. Swatez37. Cultural Constraints in Management Theories - Geert Hofstede38. Defining Organizational Culture - Edgar H. Schein39. Strong Cultures: A New "Old Rule" for Business Success - Terrence E. Deal and Allan A. Kennedy40. Leadership in Large-Scale Organized Systems - John W. Gardner41. Leadership and Democracy - Thomas E. Cronin42. The Making of a Citizen Leader - Cheryl Mabey43. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Charismatic Leadership in a Mass Struggle - Clayborne CarsonPART IX. LEADING INDIVIDUALS44. Understanding and Influencing Follower Motivation - Richard L. Hughes, Robert C. Ginnett, and Gordon J. Curphy45. Power, Influence, and Influence Tactics - Richard L. Hughes, Robert C. Ginnett, and Gordon J. CurphyPART X. LEADING GROUPS46. Developmental Sequence in Small Groups - Bruce W. Tuckman47. Groupthink - Irving JanisPART XI. THE SKILLS OF A LEADER48. The Artform of Leadership - Warren Bennis 49. What It Means to Think Critically - Stephen D. Brookfield50. Common Views of Organizations - Lee G. Bolman and Terrence E. Deal51. Choosing a Fundamental Change Strategy - Richard Beckhard and Wendy Pritchard52. Visionary Leadership - Marshall Sashkin53. The Decision-Making Process - E. Frank Harrison54. Decision Making and the Leadership Process - Victor H. Vroor55. Leadership Communication Skills - Michael Z. Hackman and Craig E. Johnson56. Designing Systems for Resolving Disputes in Organizations - Jeanne M. Brett, Stephen B. Goldberg, and William L. UryPART XII. LEADERSHIP IN PRACTICE57. Leadership Jazz - Max De Pree58. Redefining Leadership for the Next Century - Lynne Joy McFarland, Larry E. Senn, and John R. Childress59. Talent and Training for Leadership - Roger B. Smith60. A New Vision of Leadership - Michele DarlingPART XIII. PRACTICING MORAL LEADERSHIP61. Moral Leadership - James MacGregor Burns62. Moral Development in Individuals - Howard T. Prince II63. Messages from the Environment: The Influence of Policies and Practices on Employee Responsibility - Joanne B. Ciulla64. Universal Human Values: Finding an Ethical Common Ground - Rushworth M. KidderReferencesName IndexSubject Index
This book serves as a guided introduction to the richly 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.

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