Leadership

This book was a required reading for me for my MBA program in which one of my concentrations is in Leadership Development. When I requested it from Netgalley, I thought it looked familiar, but when I saw the edition above, I recognized it as the book I had used.What stood out most to this book was that the "lessons" from the author could be used in multiple sectors. From non-profit to for profit. He, excellently, used "real life" lessons...

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Edward Kennedy and the Camelot Legacy

An award-winning author of presidential and leadership studies, James MacGregor Burns is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his bachelor's degree from Williams College and his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard, and he also...

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Government By The People

KEY BENFIT: This comprehensive, classic book takes readers from on-lookers to participants. Government by the People lets them see democracy as the participatory government that it is.Covers 2000 Presidential Election, constitutional democracy, political culture and ideology, campaigns and elections, the Presidency, the judiciary, and much more. Explains how Congress and the President work together.For anyone interested...

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Cobblestone Leadership

An award-winning author of presidential and leadership studies, James MacGregor Burns is the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He received his bachelor's degree from Williams College and his Ph.D. in political science from Harvard, and he also...

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The Crosswinds of Freedom (The American Experiment, Vol 3)

The final volume of Burns's classic history of the American Experiment, from the election of FDR to the final days of the Cold War "Crosswinds of Freedom" is an articulate and incisive examination of the United States during its rise to become the world's sole superpower. Here is a young democracy transformed by the Great Depression, the Second World War, the Cold War, the rapid pace of technological change, and the distinct visions of nine...

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Roosevelt

The concluding volume of Burns' biography on FDR - this one covering the war years from just after the 1940 election (leading to an unprecedented third term for FDR) to FDR's death on 4/12/45. Burns does a good job covering Roosevelt's cultivation of his two main Allies: Churchill and Stalin. The multiple overseas conferences are discussed in detail, including Roosevelt's mixed success in trying to appease the various factions of the fractured...

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