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Leaders

The Strategies for Taking Charge

Leaders( )
Author: Bennis, Warren
Nana, Burt
ISBN:978-0-88730-839-0
Publication Date:Feb 1997
Publisher:HarperCollins Publishers
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.95
Book Details
Pages:256
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Leadership
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.11 x 8.11 x 1.11 Inches
Book Weight:0.4 Pounds
Author Biography
Bennis, Warren (Author)
Warren Bennis was born in the Bronx, New York on March 8, 1925. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army, completed officers' training, and became one of the youngest platoon leaders to serve in Europe. He was awarded both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He received a bachelor's degree from Antioch College in Ohio in 1951 and a doctorate in economics from M.I.T. As an educator, he taught organizational studies at Harvard University, Boston University, and the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. He was a professor of business administration at The University of Southern California for more than 30 years.

He wrote more than 30 books on leadership including On Becoming a Leader, Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, and Why Leaders Can't Lead. He also wrote a memoir entitled Still Surprised. He advised several presidents and business executives on the essence of successful leadership including John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gerald R. Ford, Ronald Reagan and Howard D. Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks. Bennis died on July 31, 2014 at the age of 89.

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