Reflections on Leadership

Reflections on Leadership

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In Reflections on Leadership fifteen prominent leadership scholars pay tribute to James MacGregor Burns's book, Leadership, a classic in the field of leadership studies. The contributors address the puzzles and anomalies in his work, such as: the place of values in leadership; leadership as a casual factor in change; levels of analysis; interdisciplinary approaches to the study of leadership; the distance of his theory from everyday experience; the absence of gender and race, and more.We, of course, have the legacy of historical studies from the nineteenth century, the most preeminent of which is the work of Karl Marx. ... forces, of causation, and make generalizations from that vantage point rather than from my starting point with the study of individual leaders. ... Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press .

Title:Reflections on Leadership
Author:Richard A. Couto
Publisher:University Press of America - 2007-01-01


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