Modern Prince What Leaders Need to Know Now
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Description: An eminent political scientist and government official here offers witty and trenchant counsel on what leaders need to know in order to be effective—how to deal with war and crises, diplomacy, secret intelligence, political advisors, the media, and more. “A tour de force. . . . Lord’s understanding of the workings of government, both ancient and modern, is profound, and his ability to assimilate the two, makesThe Modern Princeindispensable. . . . As a handbook for leaders it deserves to become an instant classic.”—Brian M. Carney,Wall Street Journal “Our politics will be a lot healthier if our politicians can be persuaded to read Carnes Lord’s engaging and penetrating book. And even if the politicians don’t take Lord to heart, we should, so we can learn how to select better leaders.”—William Kristol, Editor,The Weekly Standard “This wonderful book covers everything you need to know about politics today.” —Harvey Mansfield, Harvard University
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
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Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publication date: 8/11/2004
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Why Leadership Is Still Possible|
|Why Leadership Is Still Necessary|
|Leadership and Statecraft|
|Elites and How to Manage Them|
|Executive Power and Constitutional Democracy|
|Democracy Without Leaders|
|What Goals Leaders Pursue|
|What Tools Leaders Have Available|
|Education and Culture|
|On Crisis Management|
|Advice and Decision|
|Leadership and Politics|
|Why Leadership Depends on the Times|
|Exhortation to Preserve Democracy from the Barbarians|