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Perspectives on Leadership: From the Science of Management to Its Spiritual Heart

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In tracing the intellectual roots of business leadership over the last one hundred years, award winning author Gilbert W. Fairholm argues that until recently, spirit and soul have been absent from the major models. After outlining the elements of the five major ideas about leadership, he goes on to define and make operational a new focus that must exist in order to truly u ...more
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 30th 2000 by Praeger (first published June 25th 1998)
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Fairholm examines a progression of leadership models, beginning with leadership as management, moving forward to include the topics of leadership as excellent management, values-based leadership, trust leadership, and ultimately highlighting and emphasizing the importance of spiritual leadership. In his examination of each of these models, he points out both the positive aspects of each, as well as their shortcomings.

His thesis focuses on the premise that people are spiritual by nature, and are
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