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Beware the fabled qualities of leadership

Beware the fabled qualities of leadership Asserts that, with one exception (Nelson Mandela), great leaders are normally confirmed retrospectively, after review of their work or achievements can be seen in the context of their time and place. Discusses heroic leaders or national heroes but also looks at the darker side of leadership. Goes on to the business leaders, personalized leadership, leadership personified and that leaders, by definition, must have followers. Suggests that it would be sensible to beware of placing too much power, hopes and dreams on a single individual. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Antidote Emerald Publishing

Beware the fabled qualities of leadership

The Antidote , Volume 2 (3): 2 – Jun 1, 1997

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 1997 MCB UP Ltd. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1363-8483
DOI
10.1108/EUM0000000006337
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Abstract

Asserts that, with one exception (Nelson Mandela), great leaders are normally confirmed retrospectively, after review of their work or achievements can be seen in the context of their time and place. Discusses heroic leaders or national heroes but also looks at the darker side of leadership. Goes on to the business leaders, personalized leadership, leadership personified and that leaders, by definition, must have followers. Suggests that it would be sensible to beware of placing too much power, hopes and dreams on a single individual.

Journal

The AntidoteEmerald Publishing

Published: Jun 1, 1997

Keywords: Leadership; Business policy; Managerial power

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