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Author Allison, Scott T.

Title Heroic leadership : an influence taxonomy of 100 exceptional individuals / Scott T. Allison and George R. Goethals
Published New York : Brunner-Routledge, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 214 pages) : illustrations
Series Leadership: research and practice series
Leadership: research and practice series.
Contents Machine generated contents note: Lady Gaga: A Hero in the Making? / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Ulysses S. Grant: The Reappraised Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Sigmund Freud: The Vindication of a Battered Theory / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Drew Barrymore: The Heroic Story of the Little Girl Lost / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Woodrow Wilson: A Hero Trending Downward / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Arnold Schwarzenegger: The Downward Spiral of a Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Joe Darby: The Heroic Whistleblower of Abu Ghraib / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Mae Jemison: Living Heroic Dreams / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Heart-wrenching Heroism at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Randy Pausch: The Hero Who Dared Us to Live Our Dreams / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Gabrielle Giffords: Heroic Recovery From Trauma / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Benjamin "Beast" Butler: Hero for a Moment / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Liu Xiaobo: An Emerging Hero of Peace / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Christa McAuliffe: Lost Hero of the Space Shuttle Challenger / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Heroism and Leadership of Fred Korematsu / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Ephemeral Heroes and Villains: A Tale of Two Stevens / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Justin Bieber: Heroic Pop Star / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Fred Rogers: Love, Wisdom, and Compassion for Children / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Reed Richards: Fantastic Family Man / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Captain James T. Kirk: The Hero Who Treks the Stars / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Iron Man: A Classic Superhero in the Modern World / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Oedipus the King: The Classic Tragic Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Tiger Woods: The Ebb and Flow of Fame and Fortune / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Coming to Terms with Richard Nixon / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Harvey Dent as Two-Face: The Hero Turned Villain in Batman / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- John Edwards: The Modular-Minded Transposed Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Jack Nicklaus: The Villain Who Became a Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Joe Paterno: Discerning the Legacy of a Transposed Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Montgomery Meigs: A Transparent Hero of the Civil War / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- John Wooden: Heroic Teacher and Mentor / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Accidental Sidekicks: Marion Keisker's Moment to Help Elvis / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Those Whom We Forgot: The Makers of Fire / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Supporting Cast in Heroes' Narratives: Sidekicks and Others / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Why Our Parents are Our Heroes / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Edith Wilson: An Unsung Hero or Villain? / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Bayard Rustin: Peaceful Advocate of Human Rights / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Rick Rescorla: The Hero Who Saved 2,700 Lives on 9/11 / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Traditional-Moral Heroes / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Dalai Lama: "My Religion is Kindness" / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Pat Tillman: The Consummate War Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Irena Sendler: The Hero Who Stood Up to Evil / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- George Bailey: A Hero's Wonderful Life / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Confucius: The Master Hero of Virtue / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Mother Teresa and the Call to Love / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Lois Wilson: The Hero Who Helped Families of Alcoholics / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Nathan Hale and the Powerful Heroic Script / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Dana Reeve: The Unsung Selfless Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Groundhog Day's Phil Connors and the Heroic Theme of Redemption / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Rabbi Israel Spira: A Hero of the Holocaust / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Rosa Parks' Transforming Act of Civil Disobedience / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Corrie ten Boom: The Holocaust Hero with a Hiding Place / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Traditional-Competent Heroes / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Marie Curie: Trailblazing Scientist Who Paid the Ultimate Price / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Tina Fey: An Uncommon Celebrity Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Ellen DeGeneres: Heroic Comedienne and Underdog Advocate / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- John Nash: A Hero's Brilliant Triumph Over Mental Illness / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Althea Gibson: Barrier Breaker and Way Paver / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Monica Seles: Tennis Hero and Tragedienne / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Daniel Anderson: The Hero Who Redefined Alcoholism / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Tough Without a Gun: Heroic Portrayals by Humphrey Bogart / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Edgar Allan Poe: American Literary Giant / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Secretariat: The Hero Who Obliterated Triple Crown Records / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Go Ahead, Make My Day: Clint Eastwood as Contemporary Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Lucille Ball: A Heroic Comic Genius / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Traditional-Complete Heroes / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Terry Fox: The Audacious Modern-Day Pheidippides / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- George Marshall: The Hero With a Plan / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Florence Nightingale: The Heroic Lady With the Lamp / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Oprah Winfrey: The Hero with Talent, Resilience, and Charisma / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Winston Churchill: The Resilient Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Roberto Clemente and the Night that Happiness Died / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- George Washington Carver: The Humble and Ingenious Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Warren Spahn: The Greatest Left Hander Ever / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- George Washington: The Indispensable Man / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Mikhail Gorbachev: A Revolutionary Hero in the Kremlin / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Twelve Angry Men: A Most Unlikely Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Robin Hood: The Thief Who Became a Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Big Iron: A Western Hero Narrative / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Willie Mays' Catch: The Iconic Image of a Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Sherlock Holmes: An Enduring Fictional Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Amelia Earhart: Bold Achiever of Mystery / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Merlin: Supporting Hero of Myth / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Heroism in the Darkness: The Anonymous Navy SEALs / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Chilean Miner Rescue: Protecting a Heroism Narrative / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Constructing Heroic Associations: Making a Good Line Better / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Saint Patrick: The Construction of a Legend / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Hub Fans Bid Kid Adieu: Ted Williams 50 Years Later / Ronald E
Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Betsy Ross: The Hero Who (May Have) Sewed the First American Flag / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Pretty Boy Floyd: An Outlaw Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Jack is Back: The Kennedy Administration, 50 Years Later / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Transforming-Global Heroes / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Muhammad Ali: The Odyssey of a Heroic Champion / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Christopher Columbus: A Globally Transforming Figure / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Mahatma Gandhi: The Hero of Truth and Peace / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Nelson Mandela: The Ultimate Underdog Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Martin Luther King, Jr.: The Hero of Interracial Peace / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Thomas Jefferson: We Hold These Truths to Be Self-Evident / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Albert Einstein: The Hero Synonymous With Genius / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Transforming-Specific Heroes / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- John Lennon: The Hero Who Gave Peace a Chance / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Buddy Holly: The Day the Music Died / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Bill Cosby: The Hero Who Broke Racial Barriers / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Myriam Merlet: The Lost Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Harry Potter: The Archetypal Hero / Georgia Sorenson / Ronald E. Riggio -- Jesus of Nazareth: The Born Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson -- Abraham Lincoln: A Transcendent Hero / Ronald E. Riggio / Georgia Sorenson
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 199-205) and indexes
Notes Print version record
Subject Heroes -- Biography.
Heroes.
Leadership -- Biography
Leadership.
Heroes.
Leadership.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Process -- Leadership.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
Author Goethals, George R.
LC no. 2012039022
ISBN 0203100883
1136232680
1136232729
1136232737
9780203100882
9781136232688
9781136232725
9781136232732