Leadership

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Harper Collins, Nov 9, 1982 - Business & Economics - 544 pages
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One of America's leading historians on the role of leadership in American history.

  

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User Review  - J Wesley - Goodreads

Leadership is a secondary source history/political science book drawing on historical examples, psychology, and some philosophical concepts on governance. Burns goal with the book is to establish a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wesley Fox - Goodreads

Leadership is a secondary source history/political science book drawing on historical examples, psychology, and some philosophical concepts on governance. Burns goal with the book is to establish a ... Read full review

Contents

The Crisis of Leadership
1
power and purpose
7
The Structure of Moral Leadership
29
ORIGINS OF LEADERSHIP
47
The Social Sources of Leadership
81
The Crucibles of Political Leadership
105
Ideas as Moral Power
141
Reform Leadership
169
Bargainers and Bureaucrats
287
Party Leadership
308
The Price of Consensus
344
Executive Leadership
369
Decision and Change
401
Toward a General Theory
422
Political Leadership as Practical Influence
444
Acknowl edgments
465

Revolutionary Leadership
201
Heroes and Ideologues
241
Opinion Leadership The Missing Piece of the Puzzle
257
Index
509
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About the author (1982)

James MacGregor Burns received his doctorate in political science from Harvard. In 1971, Burns won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his biography Roosevelt: Soldier of Freedom. A past president of the American Political Science Association, Burns is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and serves as Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the Academy of Leadership that bears his name at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland.

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