In the landmark 1978 book, Leadership, author James McGregor Burns focused almost exclusively on political leaders because he felt that the ability of followers to exercise choice between potential leaders was a prerequisite for leadership. Compelled obedience—whether by physical force, financial threat, or other means—simply didn’t qualify as leadership. Business executives received but scant attention. Their job, after all, was management. And while employees may … [ Read more ]
Content: Quotation | Authors: Eric McNulty, James MacGregor Burns | Source: strategy+business | Subject: Leadership
The Encyclopedia of Leadership brings together for the first time everything that is known and truly matters about leadership as part of the human experience.
Developed by the award-winning editorial team at Berkshire Publishing Group, the Encyclopedia includes hundreds of articles, written by 400 leading scholars and experts from 17 countries, exploring leadership theories and leadership practice. Over a third of the work-some 500,000 words-is … [ Read more ]
Content: Book | Authors: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson, James MacGregor Burns | Subject: Leadership