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Author Kille, Kent J.

Title From manager to visionary : the secretary-general of the United Nations / by Kent J. Kille
Published New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (308 pages)
Contents The Secretary-Generalship: The Individual behind the Office -- A Secretary-General's Avenues for Influence -- The Visionary: Dag Hammarskjold -- The Manager: Kurt Waldheim -- The Strategist: Kofi Annan -- From Manager to Visionary: Contrasting the Secretaries-General
Summary This study examines how the UN Secretary-General's leadership qualities affect how they address threats to peace and security. The personal traits of all seven Secretaries-General are measured and categorized into one of three leadership styles: managerial, strategic, and visionary. A framework of the influential activities available to the office is linked to each leadership style to establish and explore a series of behavioral expectations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Annan, Kofi A. (Kofi Atta)
Hammarskjöld, Dag, 1905-1961.
Waldheim, Kurt.
United Nations -- Management.
United Nations. Secretary-General.
International relations.
Genre/Form Computer network resources
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006046560
ISBN 023060191X (electronic bk.)
9780230601918 (electronic bk.)