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Transforming Leadership

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ISBN-10: 0802141188

ISBN-13: 9780802141187

Edition: N/A

Authors: James MacGregor Burns, Atlantic Monthly Staff, Grove Press Staff

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Book details

List price: $16.00
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/30/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.880
Language: English

James MacGregor Burns was born in Melrose, Massachusetts on August 3, 1918. After graduating from Williams College, he went to Washington and worked as a congressional aide. During World War II, he served as an Army combat historian in the Pacific and received a Bronze Star. He received a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He did postdoctoral work at the London School of Economics. He taught at Williams College. His first book, Congress on Trial: The Legislative Process and the Administrative State, was published in 1949. After his second book, Roosevelt: The Lion and the Fox, he ran for Congress in 1958 and lost. During the campaign he became acquainted with John F. Kennedy and received…    

Prologue: Empowering Happiness
Mysteries of Leadership
Searching for the X Factor
Kings and Queens, Knights and Pawns
Leaders as Planners
The Transformation of American Leadership
France: Trials of Leadership
Leadership as Conflict
The Anatomy of Motivation
Creative Leadership
The Leader-Follower Paradox
Conflict: The Arming of Leadership
The Power of Values
The People, Yes?
Epilogue: Global Poverty: Putting Leadership to Work