Essential Bennis

ISBN-10: 047043239X
ISBN-13: 9780470432396
Edition: 2009
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Description: Warren Bennis is one of the world′s leading experts on leadership. This work brings together in one volume Bennis′ groundbreaking ideas and writings that have been previously published. The book will be compilation of his best writing as  More...

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List price: $23.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 9/4/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 480
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.584
Language: English

Warren Bennis is one of the world′s leading experts on leadership. This work brings together in one volume Bennis′ groundbreaking ideas and writings that have been previously published. The book will be compilation of his best writing as recognized by his peers including On Becoming a Leader, Organizing Genius, Judgment, Leading for a Lifetime, and his many Harvard Business Review articles. Written for anyone who is a fan of Bennis' work or wants a comprehensive introduction to him.

Warren Bennis is Distinguished Professor of Business Administration and founding chairman of The Leadership Institute at the University of Southern California. He also serves as chairman of the Advisory Board of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Judgment and On Becoming a Leader.Daniel Goleman authored the best-selling books Emotional Intelligence and Primal Leadership. He is codirector of the Consortium for Research on Emotional Intelligence in Organizations, based at Rutgers University.James O'Toole?is the Daniels Distinguished Professor of Business Ethics at the University of Denver's Daniels College of Business. He is the author of seventeen books, including The Executive's Compass, Creating the Good Life, and Leading Change.

Foreword
Introduction
My Life as a Leader
An Invented Life: Shoe Polish, Milli Vanilli, and Sapiential Circles (1971, 1993)
Martin Kaplan on �An Invented Life�
Berkeley of the East and What Went Wrong (1973)
Patricia Ward Biederman on �The Berkeley of the East� and � What Went Wrong�
Searching for the �Perfect� University President (1971)
Steven B. Sample on �Searching for the 'Perfect' University President�
Foreword to The Age of Heretics (2008)
How Organizations Create or Thwart Leaders
Democracy Is Inevitable (1964, 1990, 1998)
Rosabeth Moss Kanter on �Democracy Is Inevitable�
The Coming Death of Bureaucracy (1966, 2000)
Tom Peters on �The Coming Death of Bureaucracy�
The End of the Great Man (1997)
Scott Snook and Rakesh Khurana on �The End of the Great Man�
The Pornography of Everyday Life (1976)
Winning and Losing (1988)
Lessons from Larry (2006)
When to Resign (1972)
A Corporate Fear of Too Much Truth (2002)
James O'Toole on �When to Resign� and �A Corporate Fear of Too Much Truth�
March of Folly Redux: Iraq (2003)
On Becoming a Leader
Learning Some Basic Truisms About Leadership (1989, 1996)
Understanding the Basics (1989, 2003)
Frances Hesselbein on �Understanding the Basics�
Deploying Yourself: Strike Hard, Try Everything (1989)
Judgment Trumps Experience (2007)
The Crucibles of Leadership (2004)
Susan Nero on �The Crucibles of Leadership�
The Alchemy of Leadership (2002)
Howard Gardner on �The Alchemy of Leadership�
Epilogue to the Twentieth-Anniversary Edition of On Becoming a Leader (2009)
David Gergen on �Epilogue to the Twentieth-Anniversary Edition of On Becoming a Leader�
Leadership as Performance
The Seven Ages of the Leader (2004)
Sidney Harman on �The Seven Ages of the Leader�
The Leader as Storyteller (1996)
Peter Guber on �The Leader as Storyteller�
Leadership as a Performing Art (2002)
Glenn Close on �Leadership as Performing Art�
Cultivating the Leader in Others
The Challenges of Leadership in the Modern World (2007)
Bill George on �The Challenges of Leadership in the Modern World�
How Business Schools Lost Their Way (2005)
Joel Podolny on �How Business Schools Lost Their Way�
The End of Leadership (1999)
Introduction to The Art of Followership (2008)
Followers Make Good Leaders Good (1989)
Jean Lipman-Blumen on �Introduction to The Art of Followership� and �Followers Make Good Leaders Good�
Leadership and the Media
The Age of Unreality (1989)
News Analysis: It's the Culture (2003)
Geneva Overholser on �News Analysis: It�s the Culture�
The New Transparency (2008)
Geoff Cowan on �The New Transparency�
Notes
About the authors
Index
Credits

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