An Invented Life: Reflections on Leadership and Change

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Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, 1993 - Business & Economics - 238 pages
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Essays over a lifetime of experience from one of America's most respected authorities on business leadership. This collection spans three decades--covering such revolutions as the information explosion, Watergate, the emergence of Japan, and the collapse of the Soviet Union--and it shows how the ability to adapt, live with ambiguity, and to see new problems creatively is the essence of leadership.

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Bennis, a well-known name in management literature, has written many books, including On Becoming a Leader ( LJ 8/89). This work is a collection of articles written over a 30-year time frame--none of ... Read full review

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Shoe Polish Milli Vanilli and Sapiential Circles
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Is Democracy Inevitable?
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The Wallenda Factor
57
Copyright

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Warren G. Bennis is university professor and founding cha

Warren G. Bennis is university professor and founding cha

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