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Product Details

  • Paperback: 382 pages
  • Publisher: Paradigm Publishers; First Edition edition (April 30, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 161205143X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1612051437
  • Product Dimensions: 9 x 6.2 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #91,780 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This book is an absolute tour-de-force one of the most wide-ranging, fascinating, intricate studies of leadership I have ever read. --Doris Kearns Goodwin, Pulitzer Prize winning author and presidential historian

Cronin and Genovese have written a compelling and original book. It is terrific a real addition to the leadership canon. --Warren Bennis, Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California

A superb book It will have an important place in the literature and in the classroom. --J. Thomas Wren, Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond

This is a terrific book...destined to become a classic. --James O Toole, former Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute --James O Toole, former Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute

A superb book It will have an important place in the literature and in the classroom. J. Thomas Wren, Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond --J. Thomas Wren, Jepson School of Leadership, University of Richmond

This is a terrific book...destined to become a classic. --James O Toole, former Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute --James O Toole, former Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute

This is a terrific book ... destined to become a classic. --James O’Toole, former Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute

This is a terrific book...destined to become a classic. --James O Toole, former Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute --James O Toole, former Executive Vice President, Aspen Institute

About the Author

Thomas E. Cronin is the McHugh Professor of American Institutions and Leadership at Colorado College. He is president emeritus of Whitman College (1993-2005) and a former acting president of Colorado College (1991). He earned a Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University, and is author, coauthor, or editor of a dozen books on politics and government. Cronin is a past president of both the Western Political Science Association and the Presidency Research Group and was honored by the American Political Science Association with the Charles E. Merriam Award recognizing outstanding contributions to the art of government. Michael A. Genovese is Director of the Institute for Leadership Studies and holds the Loyola Chair of Leadership as Professor of Political Science at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles. He received his PhD in political science from the University of Southern California and has authored over 30 books and edits a series on the presidency. Genovese has won numerous awards for outstanding teaching and scholarship.

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Well written- it could be a text book on leadership. It also educates on the leadership processes and personality that have and can create good and challenging leaders.
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If you are truly interested in learning about leadership and leaders throughout the history of mankind, this book will be worth your time. It is complex and not an easy read but was helpful in helping me understand the paradoxes of leadership.
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