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Force for Change How Leadership Differs from Management

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ISBN-10: 0029184657

ISBN-13: 9780029184653

Edition: 1990

Authors: John P. Kotter

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The critics who despair of the coming of imaginative, charismatic leaders to replace the so-called manipulative caretakers of American corporations don't tell us much about what leadership actually is, or, for that matter, what management is either. Now, John P. Kotter, who focused on why we have a leadership crisis in The Leadership Factorshows here, with compelling evidence, what leadership really means today, why it is rarely associated with larger-than-life charismatics, precisely how it is different from management, and yet why both good leadership and management are essential for business success, especially for complex organizations operating in changing environments. Leadership,…    
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Book details

List price: $32.95
Copyright year: 1990
Publisher: Free Press
Publication date: 4/1/1990
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 192
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

John P. Kotter is a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Harvard University. He is the Konosuke Matashusita Professor of Leadership at the Harvard Business School and was one of the youngest people in Harvard history to receive full professorship. Kotter's works include Power and Influence: Beyond Formal Authority, The Leadership Factor and Corporate Culture and Performance.

Preface
Introduction
Management and Leadership
Leadership in Action
The Process of Leadership
Establishing Direction
Aligning People
Motivating and Inspiring
The Structure of Leadership
Multiple Roles
Thick Informal Networks
The Origins of Leadership
Heridity and Childhood
Career Experiences
Corporate Culture
Postscript
The Research
Notes
Bibliography
Index