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George W. Bush
George W. Bush (August 2004)
Evaluating the President at Midterm
Bryan Hilliard - Editor
Tom Lansford - Editor
Robert P. Watson - Editor

Essays on the first two years of the Bush presidency.

Bringing together presidential scholars, leading voices on the presidency, and former White House aides, this book provides a timely and thorough assessment of George W. Bush at the historic midpoint of his presidency. The book covers Bush's character and leadership style, domestic policy, foreign policy and the War on Terror, and the Bush administration. It concludes...(Read More)
 
 
Extreme Virtue
Extreme Virtue (November 2003)
Truth and Leadership in Five Great American Lives
Crispin Sartwell - Author

Explores leadership and civic virtue in American culture.

Extreme Virtue
presents a new and radical approach to the problems of leadership and virtue in public life. Originating in the author's newspaper writing about the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal, the book grapples with what has gone wrong in the American political system and describes what we should look for in our leaders. Sartwell argues that the real problem is a...(Read More)
 
 
Social Construction and the Logic of Money
Social Construction and the Logic of Money (January 2003)
Financial Predominance and International Economic Leadership
J. Samuel Barkin - Author

Examines the nature of international economic leadership since the seventeenth century.

While other studies of international leadership have looked at a variety of measures to predict behavior, this book demonstrates that the key factor is international finance. J. Samuel Barkin uses an innovative blend of rationalist and constructivist methodologies, approaches to international political economy that normally exist i...(Read More)
 
 
Groupthink or Deadlock
Groupthink or Deadlock (January 2002)
When Do Leaders Learn from Their Advisors?
Paul A. Kowert - Author

Argues that too much advice can lead to policy deadlock depending on leadership style.
The danger of groupthink is now standard fare in leadership training programs and a widely accepted explanation, among political scientists, for policy-making fiascoes. Efforts to avoid groupthink, however, can lead to an even more serious problem—deadlock. Groupthink or Deadlock explores these dual problems in the Eisenhower and Reagan admi...(Read More)
 
 
Global Leaders for the Twenty-First Century
Global Leaders for the Twenty-First Century (September 2000)
Michael J. Marquardt - Author
Nancy O. Berger - Author

Identifies eight new competencies that will be required by twenty-first century leaders, and profiles twelve up-and-coming leaders who exemplify them.

New times demand new kinds of leaders. In a technological workplace which may be more virtual than physical, where bytes of information and cyberspace need to be managed more than people, leaders will have to thrive amidst high chaos and continuous change. Global Leaders for the Twent...(Read More)
 
 
African American Leadership
African American Leadership (March 1999)
Ronald W. Walters - Author
Robert C. Smith - Author

CHOICE 2000 Outstanding Academic Book
Written by two of the nation’s preeminent scholars on the topic, this book provides a panoramic overview of black leadership in the United States.
"This book is the first comprehensive treatment of black leadership to date. It is both historical and contemporary in its breadth and depth." -- Rickey Hill, South Carolina State University
Written by two preeminent scholars of the subject,...(Read More)
 
 
Reinventing Leadership
Reinventing Leadership (February 1999)
Making the Connection Between Politics and Business
Barbara Kellerman - Author

In a striking departure from past practices, this book critically assesses political and business leadership simultaneously.

In a striking departure from past practices, Barbara Kellerman explores the fact that although we persist in viewing political and business leadership separately, the similarities between them far outweigh the differences. Kellerman claims that thinking of government and corporate leaders as a bre...(Read More)
 
 
Presidents and Foreign Policy
Presidents and Foreign Policy (April 1997)
Countdown to Ten Controversial Decisions
Edward R. Drachman - Author
Alan Shank - Author
Richard M. Pious - Foreword by

Examines ten important and controversial U.S. presidential foreign policy decisions in the post-World War II period, including one major controversy for each president from Truman to Clinton.

Presidents and Foreign Policy examines countdowns to ten important and controversial decisions in the post-World War II period, using the case study approach. The authors include one major controversy for each president from...(Read More)
 
 
Conversations with Educational Leaders
Conversations with Educational Leaders (March 1997)
Contemporary Viewpoints on Education in America
Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood - Author

Educational leaders speak out in their own words--stimulating, accessible, provocative--on contemporary and controversial topics that range from differing attitudes on diversity to the debate over character education to arguments about education reform.

Award-winning writer Anne Turnbaugh Lockwood interviews nationally-known leaders in a new genre of conversations about key issues in education that inform the contempora...(Read More)
 
 
Professionals against Populism
Professionals against Populism (August 1995)
The Peres Government and Democracy
Michael Keren - Author

Based on Shimon Peres's private papers, investigates the role of professionals--attorneys, strategic experts, and economists--in Israel's national unity government of 1984-1986 and assesses their impact on government policy.
"The topic of this book is significant to a wide variety of fields, from political sociology and culture to law, government, and the history of ideas. There are a number of books on the role of intellectuals in govern...(Read More)
 
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