Leadership for the Twenty-first Century

Leadership for the Twenty-first Century

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This illuminating study critiques the concept of leadership as understood in the last 75 years and looks to the twenty-first century for a reconstructed understanding of leadership in the postindustrial era. More similarities in past decades were found than had been thought; the thread throughout Rost's book is that leadership was conceived of as good management. He develops a new definition and paradigm for leadership in this volume that distinguishes leadership from management in fundamental ways. The ethics of leadership from a postindustrial perspective completes the paradigm. The book concludes with suggestions that can be immediately utilized in helping to transform our understanding of leadership.Scholars and practitioners of leadership are no more sure of what leadership is in 1990 than they were in 1930, and that state of ... These summaries of leadership theory movements are ritualistically repeated by author after author, especiallyanbsp;...

Title:Leadership for the Twenty-first Century
Author:Joseph Clarence Rost
Publisher:Greenwood Publishing Group - 1993-01-01


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