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On Becoming A Leader: The Leadership Classic - 4th Edition


Warren G. Bennis



9780465014088
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Format: Paperback, 256pp.
ISBN: 9780465014088
Publisher: Basic Books
Pub. Date: 4th edition March 2, 2009

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The classic book that captures the essence of leadership like none other--expanded and updated for tomorrow's leaders, with a new introduction by the author.

Warren Bennis's formative years, in the 1930s and '40s, were characterized by severe economic hardship and a world war that showcased the extreme depths and heights to which leaders could drive their followers. Today's environment is similarly chaotic, turbulent, and uncertain. On Becoming a Leader has served for nearly fifteen years as a beacon of insight, delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to become an effective leader. This new edition features a provocative introduction on the challenges and opportunities facing leaders today, with additional updates and current references throughout.


 
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"Know thyself, then, means separating who you are and who you want to be from what the world thinks you are andwants you to be." Pg. 54


 

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Warren Bennis is Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California and a consultant to multinational companies and governments around the world. He also chairs the Advisory Board of the Kennedy School's Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University. He is author of more than thirty books and dozens of other articles on leadership, including Managing the Dream, Organizing Genius, and Learning to Lead. He lives in Santa Monica, California.



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Table of Contents
 
Acknowledgmentsxi
Introduction to the Revised Edition, 2003xiii
Introduction to the Original Edition, 1989xxix
 
1Mastering the Context1
2Understanding the Basics33
3Knowing Yourself 49
4Knowing the World67
5Operating on Instinct95
6Deploying Yourself: Strike Hard, Try Everything107
7Moving Through Chaos135
8Getting People on Your Side147
9Organizations Can Help-or Hinder165
10Forging the Future185
 
Epilogue to the Twentieth-Anniversary Edition199
 
Biographies227
References241
Index245


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