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  1. Dissent and the Failure of Leadership

    Dissent and the Failure of Leadership

    Edited by Stephen P. Banks
    A timely discussion of dissent as a critical factor that differentiates leadership failures and successes. This book explores the vital but largely unrecognized connections between leadership and dissent. From interdisciplinary perspectives the author demonstrates dissent as a critical factor that differentiates leadership failures and successes and examines how dissent is implicated in problems plaguing theory development in leadership studies. By way of conclusion new proposals for legitimating dissent as a unique instrument for advancing social development and avoiding failures of leadership are presented. Learn More
    2008   Hardback Price: $ 128.00   Web: $ 115.20
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  2. Inventing Leadership

    Inventing Leadership

    J. Thomas Wren
    The tension between ruler and ruled in democratic societies has never been satisfactorily resolved, and the competing interpretations of this relationship lie at the bottom of much modern political discourse. In this fascinating book, Thomas Wren clarifies and elevates the debates over leadership by identifying the fundamental premises and assumptions that underlie past and present understandings. Learn More
    2007   Hardback Price: $ 223.00   Web: $ 200.70
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    2009   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  3. The Quest for a General Theory of Leadership

    The Quest for a General Theory of Leadership

    Edited by George R. Goethals, Georgia L.J. Sorenson
    In this compelling book, top scholars from diverse fields describe the progress they have made in developing a general theory of leadership. Led by James MacGregor Burns, Pulitzer Prize winning author of the classic Leadership (1978), they tell the story of this intellectual venture and the conclusions and questions that arose from it. Learn More
    2006   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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  4. Traditional Classics on Leadership

    Traditional Classics on Leadership

    Edited by J. T. Wren, Douglas A. Hicks, Terry L. Price
    Leadership might be thought of as the process that facilitates the achievement of group or societal objectives. As such, it has been at the centre of learned reflection and debate from earliest times. Philosophers, religious leaders, political theorists, and reformers have struggled with (and argued about) the moral purpose of leadership, how individuals and societies can go about achieving desired ends, and what role leaders and followers play in the process. This volume draws together in one place some of the best thinking on these and other issues from the great minds of the Western tradition. Taken together, the selections of this volume provide a rich and textured source for an initial understanding of some of the central issues of leadership. Learn More
    2006   Paperback Price: $ 52.00   Web: $ 41.60
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  5. The Quest for Moral Leaders

    The Quest for Moral Leaders

    Edited by Joanne B. Ciulla, Terry L. Price, Susan E. Murphy
    The quest for moral leaders is both a personal quest that takes place in the hearts and minds of leaders and a pursuit by individuals, groups, organizations, communities and societies for leaders who are both ethical and effective. The contributors to this volume, all top scholars in leadership studies and ethics, provide a nuanced discussion of the complex ethical relationships that lie at the core of leadership. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 46.00   Web: $ 36.80
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  6. Leadership in Context

    Leadership in Context

    Mark N. Wexler
    Leaders are made, not born, Mark Wexler argues, and they cannot be understood in a vacuum. There is no simple answer as to why certain people select one leader over others. Those who look for a master story within capitalism to encapsulate the effective leader are, he asserts, caught and blinded within the headlights of a particular worldview. Rather, leaders can be understood and evaluated within the cognitive lens of four distinct and competing worldviews – entrepreneurial, regulatory, communitarian and network. Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 135.00   Web: $ 121.50
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  7. Leadership for Sustainable Futures

    Leadership for Sustainable Futures

    Gayle C. Avery
    Many managers in the English-speaking world are seeking an alternative to the prevailing business model which promotes a short-term, shareholder-value approach. In this accessible and highly topical book, Gayle Avery argues that this Anglo/US approach to capitalism and business is seriously flawed and does not bring the quality of life to individuals and societies that many people seek. But what is the alternative and do business leaders have a different choice? Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 136.00   Web: $ 122.40
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    2006   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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  8. Lessons on Leadership by Terror

    Lessons on Leadership by Terror

    Manfred F.R. Kets de Vries
    Lessons on Leadership by Terror attempts to discover what happens to people when they acquire power, and whether the abuse of power is inevitable. Manfred Kets de Vries examines the life of the nineteenth-century Zulu king Shaka Zulu in order to help us understand the psychology of power and terror Learn More
    2005   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  9. The Leadership Dilemma in Modern Democracy

    The Leadership Dilemma in Modern Democracy

    Kenneth P. Ruscio
    It is impossible to imagine effective democracies without effective leaders. Yet leaders are often seen as the problem democratic governance is designed to solve, not the solution. Through a careful but lively critique of some of the classic works in modern democratic thought – from Machiavelli to Locke and from The Federalist Papers to Rawls – The Leadership Dilemma in Modern Democracy explains what is meant by effective political leadership in a system and culture of government where the power and discretion of leaders are severely limited. Learn More
    2004   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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    2008   Paperback Price: $ 41.00   Web: $ 32.80
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  10. The Moral Capital of Leaders

    The Moral Capital of Leaders

    Alejo José G. Sison
    Sison studies a wide range of recent management cases from the viewpoint of moral capital: the sorry state of US airport screeners before 9-11, the Ford Explorer rollovers and Firestone tire failures, the battle for the ‘HP way’ between Carly Fiorina and the heirs of the founding families, the dynamics of Microsoft’s serial monopolistic behavior, the pitfalls of Enron’s senior executives, the sincerity of Howard Lutnick’s commitment to Cantor Fitzgerald families, how Andersen’s loss of reputation proved mortal and a fresh look at Jack Welch’s purported achievements during his tenure at GE. Learn More
    2004   Paperback Price: $ 56.00   Web: $ 44.80
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    2003   Hardback Price: $ 127.00   Web: $ 114.30
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  11. Beyond Rules in Society and Business

    Beyond Rules in Society and Business

    Verner C. Petersen
    This provocative book challenges traditional tenets about behavioral regulation in society as well as in business. Verner Petersen asserts that attempts to solve ethical problems by creating explicit guidelines, codes and rules discourage individual reflection and responsibility. Likewise, attempts to put important aspects of human life into tabular form, by devising schemes for counting everything that matters, have serious flaws, leading to further erosion of individual responsibility and insight. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 168.00   Web: $ 151.20
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    2003   Paperback Price: $ 74.00   Web: $ 59.20
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  12. Moral Leadership in Action

    Moral Leadership in Action

    Edited by Heidi von Weltzein Hoivik
    The contributions collected in this volume mirror the plurality of approaches we find in the theoretical writings of academics in different European countries. The additional business cases from six different nations show how leaders actually have adopted and integrated working with values in their own organizations, i.e. how they put moral leadership into action. While the selected papers are not meant to be representative of each country, particular economic and cultural traditions are apparent in both thinking and managing moral leadership. The contributors, by presenting this emerging multicultural pattern of Europe, contribute to a better and more knowledgeable understanding of how European business leaders pursue their goals. Learn More
    2002   Hardback Price: $ 160.00   Web: $ 144.00
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    2003   Paperback Price: $ 60.00   Web: $ 48.00
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