James MacGregor Burns Leadership

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Leadership

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A systematic study, ranging from the salons of eighteenth-century Paris to the revolutionary cadres of the present century, views leadership as dialectic, synthetic, collective, and consciousness-raising and scrutinizes its causes and effects

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“A landmark historian.” (Jon Meacham, Newsweek)

“Touches on every aspect of politics that is pertinent to leadership . . . Burns distinguishes true leadership from mere power-holding and domination . . . Valuable . . . Offers suggestions for fostering true leadership.” (New York Times Book Review)

“James MacGregor Burns’s seminal book on power” (New York Times)

“Pulitzer prizewinner James MacGregor Burns introduced the concept of transformational leadership in his book Leadership. For him, it characterized the great leaders of history.” (Management Today)

“One of the most influential leadership authorities, James MacGregor Burns advanced the concept of ‘transformational leadership,’ whereby leaders have the ability and obligation to share an overarching vision with their followers.” (Boston Globe)

Leadership, remains a classic in the field. Burns has spent a lifetime studying presidential leadership.” (MARGARET WARNER, The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer)

Leadership had a major impact. ... Burns’s definition of leadership continues to dominate the field. ” (Harvard Business Review)

About the Author:

James MacGregor Burns (1918-2014) received his doctorate in political science from Harvard. In 1971, Burns won the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award for his biography Roosevelt: Soldier of Freedom. He was a former president of the American Political Science Association, a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and served as Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the Academy of Leadership that bears his name at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland.

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