Leadership by James M. BurnsLeadership by James M. Burns


byJames M. Burns

Paperback | March 30, 2010

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James MacGregor Burns devoted his legendary career to the study of leadership in all its aspects—from politics to business. Leadership, Burns's pioneering study, introduces the highly influential theory of "transformational leadership," stating that the best leaders are those who inspire others to come together toward the achievement of higher aims. Featuring fascinating case studies drawn from history, Leadership is the classic text for anyone seeking to understand executive decision-making, the dynamics of influence, and moral leadership.

James MacGregor Burns (1918-2014) received his doctorate in political science from Harvard. In 1971, Burns won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his biographyRoosevelt: Soldier of Freedom. He was a former president of the American Political Science Association, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and...
Title:LeadershipFormat:PaperbackDimensions:544 pages, 9.25 × 6.12 × 0.87 inPublished:March 30, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006196557X

ISBN - 13:9780061965579

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Leadership had a major impact. ... Burns’s definition of leadership continues to dominate the field. ”