President As Leader by Michael E SiegelPresident As Leader by Michael E Siegel

President As Leader

byMichael E SiegelEditorMichael E. Siegel

Paperback | November 20, 2011

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By analyzing the leadership skills of five recent American presidents, this book seeks to de-mystify the elements and dynamics of effective presidential leadership which our democracy has come to depend upon and value. Building on the pioneering work of political scientist Fred Greenstein and others, this book argues that leadership in the White House can be explained and assessed by using a consistent set of criteria to analyze presidential performance. Siegel shows that presidential leadership is exercised by real, flawed human beings, and not by superheroes or philosopher-kings beyond the reach of scrutiny or critique.

Michael Siegel is a Senior Training Specialist in the Division of Education, The Federal Judicial Center, Washington, D.C.
Title:President As LeaderFormat:PaperbackDimensions:316 pages, 8.9 × 5.9 × 0.9 inPublished:November 20, 2011Publisher:Taylor and FrancisLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0135024072

ISBN - 13:9780135024072

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: The Presidency from the Beginning  2. Richard Nixon, Watergate, and the Transformation of the Presidency  3. The Presidency of James Earl Carter  4. The Presidency of Ronald Reagan  5. The Presidency of George H.W. Bush  6. The Presidency of William Jefferson Clinton 7. The Presidency of George W. Bush  8. Conclusion