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The drama of leadership /

by Pitcher, Patricia C.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : John Wiley, c1997Description: vii, 268 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0471148431; 9780471148432.Subject(s): Leadership | Gift of Anatolia Trustee Angelos G. Papaioannou
Contents:
Foreword / Henry Mintzberg -- Introduction. About sows' ears and silk purses -- I. The players and the plot. 1. The artist -- 2. The craftsman -- 3. The technocrat -- 4. Behind the scenes -- II. The play. 5. The dreams of the playwright -- 6. The harsh realities of the stage -- 7. Climax : the triumph of technocratic illusions -- 8. Denouement : the collapse of vision -- III. The moral of the story. 9. Leadership revisited -- 10. Where there's smoke, there's apt to be fire -- 11. About teams -- 12. The scope of the problem -- 13. Partial solutions -- Appendix A. What kind of leader are you? -- Appendix B. Why art? -- Appendix C. Technical material.
Review: The author shares her findings after observing the inner workings of the corporate world and explodes a number of popular myths about leadership, including the one that leadership and vision are qualities that can be taught in management seminars.
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Originally presented as the author's thesis (doctoral)--McGill University.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-254) and index.

Foreword / Henry Mintzberg -- Introduction. About sows' ears and silk purses -- I. The players and the plot. 1. The artist -- 2. The craftsman -- 3. The technocrat -- 4. Behind the scenes -- II. The play. 5. The dreams of the playwright -- 6. The harsh realities of the stage -- 7. Climax : the triumph of technocratic illusions -- 8. Denouement : the collapse of vision -- III. The moral of the story. 9. Leadership revisited -- 10. Where there's smoke, there's apt to be fire -- 11. About teams -- 12. The scope of the problem -- 13. Partial solutions -- Appendix A. What kind of leader are you? -- Appendix B. Why art? -- Appendix C. Technical material.

The author shares her findings after observing the inner workings of the corporate world and explodes a number of popular myths about leadership, including the one that leadership and vision are qualities that can be taught in management seminars.

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