Download Philosophical Foundations of Leadership by David Cawthorn PDF

By David Cawthorn

the character of management and the human traits that advertise or inhibit it have an extended historical past in Western idea and stay a principal trouble in smooth societies. Crises in management may possibly come up from both human failings or social complexities that defeat or reject these so much certified to guide. whereas so much modern political or social commentators on such crises are likely to specialize in exterior situations, David Cawthon examines classical thinkers from Plato to Nietzsche to supply a historic and philosophical viewpoint at the intrinsic features of management and the way those characteristics are coded into the souls of a few, yet now not of others.

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Download Revitalizing Political Psychology: The Legacy of Harold D. by William Ascher,Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher PDF

By William Ascher,Barbara Hirschfelder-Ascher

The target of this e-book is to recapture the decreased roles of have an effect on, mental wishes, and the psychodynamic mechanisms which are an important for understanding political habit by means of explaining and increasing the contributions of Harold D. Lasswell, the dominant determine in political psychology within the mid-twentieth-century. even supposing Lasswell used to be most sensible identified for using psychodynamic theories to politics, this ebook additionally demonstrates how his framework accommodated for cognitive strategies and social interactions starting from communications to policy-making. The authors use Lasswell's contributions and the debates over his principles as a springboard for interpreting present coverage, political, and management issues.

Revitalizing Political Psychology provides and extends 4 features of Lasswell's contributions to the sector: the psychodynamic mechanisms drawn from psychoanalytic conception, using image institutions to appreciate political propaganda, the research of "democratic personality" for either the general public and the elites, and the constitution of trust structures. In so doing, the authors hyperlink character and political conversation idea to democratic perform. The authors additionally critique management reviews utilizing Lasswell's issues over the dangers to democratic responsibility and the present preoccupation with strengthening the jobs of charismatic and transformational leaders.

Intended for researchers, practitioners, and scholars within the parts of political and historic psychology, political technique, and political conversation, the book's emphasis on psychodynamics additionally appeals to psychoanalysts and the cloth on management appeals to pros in administration and industrial/organizational psychology.

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Download Presidential Leadership: 15 Decisions That Changed the by Nick Ragone,Ali Velshi PDF

By Nick Ragone,Ali Velshi

Why did George Washington for my part lead the military that placed down the Whiskey uprising? What drove Harry Truman to fireplace Douglas MacArthur on the top of the Korean battle? Did Gerald Ford be aware of that his pardon of Richard Nixon may rather well finish his political profession? Why did John F. Kennedy problem the USA to arrive for the moon?

This ebook examines greater than a dozen significant judgements of the presidency—Truman losing the Bomb; Nixon going to China; Jefferson procuring the Louisiana Territory—and the tales in the back of them. informed in a crisp, narrative writing type, the writer brings the presidency and its huge judgements to lifestyles along with his designated storytelling and pacing, and highlights the teachings to be discovered. a number of the judgements are renowned; others aren't. yet they’re all informed in a fashion that would maintain you turning the pages to benefit extra. each one bankruptcy stands as a examine in management and decision-making. by means of the top of the booklet, you’ll be a professional within the males and the selections that formed the rustic, and the teachings that may be discovered from their management and sometimes their braveness.

With a concluding bankruptcy that assesses President Obama’s first yr in place of work and stories his significant judgements, this full of life, illuminating ebook will entice background buffs, devotees of politics, scholars, and an individual drawn to decision-making on the maximum and such a lot influential level.

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Download Winston Churchill: Der späte Held (German Edition) by Thomas Kielinger PDF

By Thomas Kielinger

Als Winston Churchill 25 Jahre alt struggle, hatte er Kriege auf drei Kontinenten erlebt, fünf Bücher geschrieben und einen Sitz im britischen Unterhaus gewonnen. Als er 60 struggle, galt er politisch als gescheiterter Mann. Doch dann kam mit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg Churchills größte Stunde. Als Premierminister leistete er den entscheidenden Widerstand gegen Hitler-Deutschland und führte sein Land bis zum siegreichen Kriegsende.
”Wir sind doch alle Würmer. Aber ich glaube, ich bin ein Glühwurm“, hat Winston Churchill (1874–1965) in jungen Jahren einmal verkündet. Kaum einer besaß so reiche Talente, um solchen Ehrgeiz zu befriedigen. Churchill kämpfte als Soldat in Englands Kolonialkriegen, wurde als Kriegskorrespondent und Kriegsabenteurer berühmt, bekleidete im Laufe seines Lebens quick jeden Ministerposten seines Landes und wurde zwei Mal Premierminister. Daneben battle er ein anerkannter Maler, ein begeisternder Redner und ein begnadeter Schriftsteller – der einzige Staatsmann, der je den Nobelpreis für Literatur erhielt. Dabei konnte er gleichermaßen inspirieren wie irritieren: als radikaler Sozialreformer und als Imperialist adjust Schule, als entschlossener Krieger und als Vordenker einer friedlichen Welt nach den Weltkriegen. Thomas Kielinger erzählt das fesselnde Leben dieser Jahrhundertgestalt mit kritischer Bewunderung und narrativem Glanz.

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Download Searching for Leadership: Secretaries to Cabinet in Canada by Patrice Dutil PDF

By Patrice Dutil

Although the topic of "leadership" is a scorching subject, it hasn't ever attracted a lot realization within the public quarter. Searching for Leadership is the 1st ebook to check the evolving function and management of the highest-ranking public servant in Ottawa or in any of Canada's Provinces and Territories, the Secretary to cupboard, or the "Clerk."

Arguing that the management function of the Secretary to cupboard has to be liked and understood in mild of contemporary administration practices and the centralization of administrative practices, the individuals to this quantity current a mix of ways to the placement: literature stories, structural techniques, and biographical case reports of influential Secretaries to the cupboard. examining the function of Secretaries to the cupboard in Ottawa in addition to in Alberta, Saskatchewan, Quebec, and Ontario, the participants aspect the jobs, key services and influence of those hugely influential public servants, highlighting the ways that the management talents of Secretaries to the cupboard have replaced and replied to change.

An very important contribution to knowing Canadian governance and public administration, Searching for Leadership is key analyzing for students and scholars in political technological know-how, historical past, public management and administration, in addition to public servants.

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Download Putinismus: Wohin treibt Russland? (German Edition) by Walter Laqueur,K.-D. Schmidt PDF

By Walter Laqueur,K.-D. Schmidt

»Walter Laqueur zählt zu den fruchtbarsten und einflussreichsten Zeitgeschichtlern der westlichen Welt.« Die Zeit
Der Russland-Experte Walter Laqueur beleuchtet Putins neue Großmachtpolitik. Er zeigt, wie sich nach dem Ende der Sowjetunion ein neuer gesellschaftlicher Konsens gebildet hat, antiwestlich, antiliberal und staatshörig, der an tief verwurzelte Traditionen Russlands anknüpft. Putin, Vorreiter dieser fatalen Entwicklung, findet breite Zustimmung im Lande. Sein Kurs, durch die Destabilisierung Osteuropas verlorenen Einfluss zurückzugewinnen, führt unweigerlich in eine gefährliche Konfrontation mit dem Westen.

Jenseits journalistischer Schnellschüsse ein historisch fundiertes, über den Tag hinaus gültiges Porträt des heutigen Russlands und der gefährlichen Politik Putins.

• Alle, denen der neue Kalte Krieg in Europa Sorgen bereitet
• Wer sich für die Hintergründe der aktuellen Konflikte in Osteuropa interessiert
• Wer wissen will, wohin sich Russland unter Putin bewegt

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Download Popular Leadership in the Presidency: Origins and Practice by Karen S. Hoffman PDF

By Karen S. Hoffman

such a lot learn at the president's courting with the general public makes a speciality of sleek presidents simply because they regularly provide speeches within the try to construct public aid for his or her coverage targets. increasing the idea that of presidential communique past coverage speeches, renowned management within the Presidency: Origins and perform unearths the level to which presidents have consistently communicated with the general public. And it's not easily the life of public communique that's major, however the indisputable fact that structural parts of the presidency inspire a reference to the folk. the truth that the administrative comprises one person, the symbolic authority that devolves at the president because the sole nationwide chief, and a range method that during perform became out to be renowned all encourages a courting with the folk. An exam of the 1st 4 presidents demonstrates the extensive diversity of public persuasion practiced via early presidents in addition to the way the structural encourages that behavior.

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Download Lessons in Leadership by Steve Adubato PDF

By Steve Adubato

In this functional consultant, Emmy Award-winning public broadcasting anchor Steve Adubato teaches readers to be self-aware, empathetic, and more beneficial leaders at paintings and at domestic. His robust case experiences spotlighting dozens of leaders—from Pope Francis to New Jersey governor Chris Christie—are complemented via concrete information and instruments dependent in real-life eventualities. With Lessons in Leadership, readers can learn how to steer others via tough fiscal instances, to mentor emerging leaders, to supply directly check with underperforming staff, or even the way to lead an organization via an important change. 

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Download The Psychological Assessment of Political Leaders: With by Jerrold M. Post PDF

By Jerrold M. Post

In an age whilst international affairs are powerfully pushed through character, politics require an knowing of what motivates political leaders corresponding to Hussein, Bush, Blair, and bin encumbered. via exacting case stories and the cautious sifting of facts, Jerrold publish and his crew of participants lay out a good process of at-a-distance review. Observations from political psychology, psycholinguistics and quite a number different disciplines sign up for forces to supply accomplished political and mental profiles, and a deeper knowing of the risky affects of character on worldwide affairs.

Even during this age of free-flowing worldwide details, capital, and other people, sovereign states and limits stay the hallmark of the overseas order -- a truth that's in particular transparent from the occasions of September eleventh and the struggle on Terrorism.

Jerrold M. put up, M.D., is Professor of Psychiatry, Political Psychology, and overseas Affairs, and Director of the Political Psychology software at George Washington collage. he's the founding father of the CIA's heart for the research of character and Political Behavior.

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