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Shakespeare on Management Leadership Lessons for Today's Management

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ISBN-10: 0749434562

ISBN-13: 9780749434564

Edition: 2000

Authors: Paul Corrigan

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"In Shakespeare on Management" Paul Corrigan takes a fascinating look at the psychology of leadership using classic Shakespearean characters. He shows how, through his plays, Shakespeare demonstrates the different roles a leader can take and the different skills needed. He analyses the decision-making and actions of certain characters to see what can be learnt by today s managers, such as: * How Richard II s belief that having the title of King was enough became fatal; * Why Richard III s manipulative approach finally isolated him; * What made Henry V a great leader? * How Shakespeare s development of subplots directs our attention to the vital role of support staff; * What can we learn…    
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Kogan Page, Limited
Publication date: 1/1/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 244
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

Paul Corrigan is a management consultant and independent journalist who has written a number of books. Shakespeare on Management is a result of his passion for Shakespeare's plays and their influence on his day-to-day work, which involves advising leaders of large organizations on how to implement complex change management programmes.

Introduction
Universal lessons
From Shakespeare to Tom Peters
Authority is not enough
Are leaders born or made?
Richard II: Is being king enough?
King Lear: Does giving up your kingdom necessarily stop you being king?
Antony: Whose power did he wield - Rome's or Antony's?
Having all the power is not enough
Richard III: His own man, with ambition for a nation
Macbeth: 'To know my deed 'twere best not know myself'
Coriolanus: Leading from the front is not enough
Learning to be a heroic leader
Henry V: 'All things are ready, if our minds be so'
Paying attention to the sub-plot
Listening to fools and knaves
References
Index