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Leadership: A Very Short Introduction

Keith Grint

July 2010

ISBN: 9780199569915

160 pages
Paperback
174x111mm

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What is leadership? Are leaders born or bred? How do leaders lead? In this Very Short Introduction, Keith Grint considers these questions, prompting the reader to rethink their understanding of what leadership is. He examines the way leadership has evolved over time and explores how it is perceived, and used, in society today.

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What is leadership? Are leaders born or bred? How do leaders lead? In this Very Short Introduction, Keith Grint considers these questions, prompting the reader to rethink their understanding of what leadership is. He examines the way leadership has evolved over time and explores how it is perceived, and used, in society today.

  • Structured around a series of common, yet fundamental, questions about what leadership is
  • Includes case studies of leaders to illustrate the main themes
  • Challenges the reader to rethink what they know about leadership
  • Written by an internationally renowned expert with a thoughtful yet entertaining style
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series

About the Author(s)

Keith Grint, Professor of Public Leadership, Warwick Business School

Table of Contents

    1:What is leadership?
    2:What isn't leadership?
    3:What was leadership?
    4:Leaders: born or bred?
    5:Who are the leaders?
    6:How do leaders lead?
    7:What about the followers?
    8:Do we need leaders?
    References
    Further Reading