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The Social Psychology of Organizations.
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Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge
In this illuminating study of corporate America's most critical issue-leadership-world-renowned leadership guru Warren Bennis and his co-author Burt Nanus reveal the four key principles every managerExpand
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On Becoming a Leader
"In a penetrating, insightful new book, Bennis distinguishes leadership by focusing on 28 individuals, including Apple's John Sculley, Johnson & Johnson's James Burke", (Sloan Management Review), andExpand
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Authentic Leadership: Rediscovering the Secrets to Creating Lasting Value
In the wake of continuing corporate scandals there have been few, if any, CEOs that have stepped forward as models of 'doing things right' - except the former chairman and CEO of Medtronic, BillExpand
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How business schools lost their way.
Business schools are facing intense criticism for failing to impart useful skills, failing to prepare leaders, failing to instill norms of ethical behavior--and even failing to lead graduates to goodExpand
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The challenges of leadership in the modern world: introduction to the special issue.
  • W. Bennis
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • The American psychologist
  • 2007
This article surveys contemporary trends in leadership theory as well as its current status and the social context that has shaped the contours of leadership studies. Emphasis is placed on the urgentExpand
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Visionary Leadership: Creating a Compelling Sense of Direction for Your Organization
Foreword. Part One: What Vision Is and Why It Matters. 1. Vision: The Key to Leadership. 2. Where Tomorrow Begins: Finding the Right Vision. Part Two: Developing the Vision. 3. Taking Stock: TheExpand
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Why Leaders Can't Lead.
E xecutives must resolve to lead, not merely to manage. There's a major difference. Many organizations are well managed and poorly led because executives address routine problems while ignoring orExpand
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Leadership Theory and Administrative Behavior: The Problem of Authority
The problem of authority has been selected as the critical dimension through which various theories and practices of organizational behavior are expressed. Following a discussion of the confusionsExpand
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A Theory of Group Development
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