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The Leader's Companion: Insights on Leadership Through the Ages

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This book serves as a guided introduction to the richly diverse perspectives on leadership throughout the ages and throughout the world.

Each of the selections, introduced by the editor, presents enlightening thoughts on a different aspect of leadership. Writings by Plato, Aristotle, Lao-tzu and others demonstrate that the challenges of leadership are as old as civilization
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Paperback, 376 pages
Published August 1st 1995 by Free Press
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Essays on effective leadership

Do you know how ancient authorities such as Plato or Machiavelli defined leadership? What about current historians and psychologists such as James MacGregor Burns or John W. Gardner? In this excellent compilation you are sure to find your philosophical kin. Editor J. Thomas Wren presents a series of thoughtful essays on every aspect of leadership by some of the world’s greatest thinkers, from Aristotle to Gandhi, and Leo Tolstoy to W.E.B. Du Bois. Each essay seems i
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This book is a compilation of short essays and chapters on leadership. It contains a lot of classic writings on leadership from ancient texts, as well as more current reflections. I really enjoyed reading it.
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This is a powerful resource--a compilation of important, though not always well-known writings on leadership.

This book has become an indispensable part of my research library.
Heather
A collection of writings on leadership by authors ranging from Machiavelli and Gandhi to modern scholars.
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Classic text filled with separate chapters from leaders in the field. A bit of an older book, but still has a lot to offer.
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