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The Arts of Leadership


Keith Grint



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Format: Paperback, 452pp.
ISBN: 9780199244898
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Pub. Date: July 2001

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Are leaders born or made? Do they have particular traits or are we all potential leaders? Keith Grint examines the notion of leadership as an array of 'arts' in a series of rich essay portraits of some of the most famous, and infamous, leaders (for example Florence Nightingale, Richard Branson, Henry Ford, Horatio Nelson, Adolf Hitler, and Martin Luther King). With scenarios drawn from across the spectrum to include business, politics, society, and the military, this book will be of interest to anyone curious about the nature and function of leadership.

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well written ... truly a voyage of remarkable insight into comparative success and failure situations in different contexts ... It is steeped in social and political history, which makes it unique and, for any managers who are students of history, a wonderful excursion. ... fascinating, illuminating and absorbing
—Cary Cooper, THES

 

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Keith Grint is University Reader in Organizational Behavior, Saïd Business School and Fellow in Organizational Behavior, Templeton College, University of Oxford. He worked for ten years in various industries before his academic career. Prior to his present positions he taught at Brunel University for six years.

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Introduction: The Arts of Leadership1
Part I: Parallel Leadership Situations
1Crash Landing and Take-Off: Business Leadership on Skytrain and Virgin Atlantic35
2The Floating Republics: Political Leadership in the Spithead and Nore Mutinies71
3Nursing the Media: Social Leadership in the Crimean and English Hospitals106
4Scarlet and Black: Military Leadership at Isandhlwana and Rorke's Drift156
Part II: Situating Extreme Leaders
5Henry Ford: The Blind Business Visionary187
6Horatio Nelson: Determining the Indeterminate Military Hero225
7Adolf Hitler: The Political Emotionasaurus Rex289
8Martin Luther King: The Rhetoric of Social Leadership359
9The End of Leadership?409
References421
Index433


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