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Author Burns, James MacGregor.

Title Leadership / James MacGregor Burns
Edition First Harper Perennial Political Classics edition
Published New York : HarperPerennial, 2010
New York : HarperPerennial, 2010, ©1978


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Description ix, 530 pages ; 24 cm
regular print
Series Harper Perennial Political Classics
Harper Perennial Political Classics
Contents Leadership: power and purpose. Power of leadership ; Structure of moral leadership -- Origins of leadership. Psychological matrix of leadership ; Social sources of leadership ; Crucibles of political leadership -- Transforming leadership. Intellectual leadership : ideas as moral power ; Reform leadership ; Revolutionary leadership ; Heroes and ideologues -- Transactional leadership. Opinion leadership : the missing piece of the puzzle ; Group leadership : bargainers and bureaucrats ; Party leadership ; Legislative leadership : the price of consensus ; Executive leadership -- Implications: theory and practice. Decision and change ; Toward a general theory ; Political leadership as practical influence
Summary Leadership, Burns's pioneering study, introduces the highly influential theory of "transformational leadership," stating that the best leaders are those who inspire others to come together toward the achievement of higher aims. Featuring fascinating case studies drawn from history, this is the classic text for anyone seeking to understand executive decision-making, the dynamics of influence, and moral leadership
Notes Originally published: New York: Harper & Row, 1978
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-507) and index
Subject Leadership.
ISBN 006196557X