On Leadership

On Leadership In this series of lectures previously unpublished in English and here translated from a French reconstruction and interpretation by noted scholar Thierry Weil leading organizational scholar James M

  • Title: On Leadership
  • Author: James G. March Giuseppe Bertola
  • ISBN: 9781405132473
  • Page: 423
  • Format: Paperback
  • In this series of lectures, previously unpublished in English, and here translated from a French reconstruction and interpretation by noted scholar Thierry Weil, leading organizational scholar James March uses great works of literature to explore the problems of leadership Uses great works of literature to explore the problems of leadership, for example War and Peace, OthIn this series of lectures, previously unpublished in English, and here translated from a French reconstruction and interpretation by noted scholar Thierry Weil, leading organizational scholar James March uses great works of literature to explore the problems of leadership Uses great works of literature to explore the problems of leadership, for example War and Peace, Othello, and Don Quixote.Presents moral dilemmas related to leadership, for example the balance between private life and public duties, and between the expression and the control of sexuality.Encourages readers to explore ideas that are sometimes subversive and unpalatable but may allow organizations to adapt in a rapidly changing world.

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    1. Very solid. Makes the case that individual managers should not be important to the functioning of a well-managed firm, but management, as an activity, should be very important. How do you get them to understand this less ego-centric approach? You must engage them in a discussion of what management and leadership are - and are not. March uses characters in literature and statistical analysis of management performance over time to make his points, such that they are not clouded by the aura of hist [...]

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