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The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

 
 
 
 
The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages
Author: J. Thomas Wren
ISBN 13: 9780028740911
ISBN 10: 28740912
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Free Press
Publication Date: 1995-08-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 376
List Price: $18.99
 
 

This book serves as a guided introduction to the rich a diverse perspectives on leadership throughout the ages and throughout the world. Each of the selections, introduced by the editor, presents enlightening thoughts on a different aspect of leadership. Writings by Plato, Aristotle, Lao-tzu and others demonstrate that the challenges of leadership are as old as civilization. Machiavelli, Tolstoy, Ghandi, and W.E.B. Du Bois provide a wide range of insights into the eternal practice and problems of leadership. Modern masters of leadership such as James MacGregor Burns, John Kotter, and Warren Bennis join such leading practitioners as Max De Pree and Roger B. Smith in discussing contemporary issues in leadership theory and practice.