Transforming Leadership

Product Number: EB00645460
Released: Mar 11, 2016
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ISBN: #9781555846169
Publisher: Grove Atlantic
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The New York Times-bestselling author and Pulitzer Prize winner examines the history of leadership, and the crucial role of leaders in a healthy democracy. In Transforming Leadership, James MacGregor Burns illuminates the evolution of leadership structures-from the chieftains of tribal African societies, through Europe's absolute monarchies, to the blossoming of the Enlightenment's ideals of liberty and happiness during the American Revolution. Along the way, he looks at key breakthroughs in leadership and the towering leaders who attempted to transform their worlds-Elizabeth I, Washington, Jefferson, Gandhi, Eleanor Roosevelt, Gorbachev, and others. Culminating in a bold and innovative plan to address the greatest global leadership challenge of the twenty-first century, the long-intractable problem of global poverty, Transforming Leadership will spark lively discussion in classrooms and boardrooms throughout the country.

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Original Publish Date: Dec 01, 2007

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Narrator(s): Patrick Cullen
Product Number DD6585
Released: Sep 01, 2013
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ISBN: #9781470892210
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Narrator(s): Patrick Cullen
Product Number Z100097057
Released: Jun 21, 2015
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ISBN: #9781481599672

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