Leadership (Paperback)

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Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James MacGregor Burns devoted his legendary career to the study of leadership in all its aspects from politics to business. Leadership, Burns's pioneering study, introduces the highly influential theory of "transformational leadership," stating that the best leaders are those who inspire others to come together toward the achievement of higher aims. Featuring fascinating case studies drawn from history, Leadership is the classic text for anyone seeking to understand executive decision-making, the dynamics of influence, and moral leadership.

About the Author

James MacGregor Burns is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Political Science Emeritus at Williams College. He is the author of numerous books, including the Pulitzer Prize winning "Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom."
Product Details
ISBN: 9780061965579
ISBN-10: 006196557X
Publisher: Harper Perennial
Publication Date: March 30th, 2010
Pages: 530
Language: English
Series: Harper Perennial Political Classics