On Becoming a Leader (-20th Anniversary, Revised, Updated)
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For many years, Warren Bennis has persuasively argued that leaders are not born-they are made. And for countless readers On Becoming a Leader has served as a beacon of insight, delving into the qualities that define leadership, the people exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it.

In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever. Featuring a provocative new epilogue on the challenges and opportunities facing leaders today, this new addition will inspire the next generation and guide us into the future.

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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 254
Vendor: Basic Books
Publication Date: 2009
Dimensions: 8.24 X 5.5 (inches)
ISBN: 0465014089
ISBN-13: 9780465014088

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Publisher's Description

A timeless classic from a pioneer in the field of leadership studies-the only book you need to read on becoming an effective leader.

Warren Bennis (1925-2014) was a pioneer in leadership studies, a scholar who advised presidents and business executives alike on how to become successful leaders. On Becoming a Leader is his seminal work, exemplifying Bennis's core belief that leaders are not born-they are made. In a world increasingly defined by turbulence and uncertainty, the call to leadership is more urgent than ever. Providing essential and timeless insights for generations of readers, On Becoming a Leader delves into the qualities that define leadership, the people who exemplify it, and the strategies that anyone can apply to achieve it.

Dubbed the "dean of leadership gurus" by Forbes magazine, Bennis remains the final word in modern leadership. This seminal work is a must-read for anyone who aspires to leadership excellence.

Author Bio

Warren Bennis (1925 - 2014) was an American scholar, organizational consultant, and author, who was widely regarded as the pioneer of the contemporary field of leadership. He served as Distinguished Professor of Business Administration at the University of Southern California, as chairman of the Advisory Board of the Center for Public Leadership at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government, and as a consultant to multinational companies and governments throughout the world. In 2007, Business Week called him one of ten business school professors who have had the greatest influence on business thinking. He received 20 honorary degrees and served on numerous boards of advisors. He authored dozens of articles and over thirty books on leadership, including Learning to Lead and Organizing Genius.

Editorial Reviews

"On Becoming a Leader is the indispensable handbook for anyone who had become a leader. Warren Bennis maps the terrain of leadership with a rare sense of wisdom and authority."
Daniel Goleman
"Only Warren Bennis could write a book on leadership that is so inspiring and insightful, captivating and wise, eloquent and revealing. His beautifully crafted stories of outstanding leaders and their fascinating paths to power are sure to launch an exciting journey of self-exploration for future leaders."—Rosabeth Moss Kanter
"Warren Bennis-master practitioner, researcher, and theoretician all in one-has managed to create a practical primer for leaders without sacrificing an iota of necessary subtlety and complexity. No topic is more important; no more able and caring person has attacked it."—Tom Peters
"Warren Bennis's pioneering work is so central in the field of leadership studies that many of us forget that he was the source of numerous foundational ideas."—Howard Gardner
"Warren Bennis's insight and his gift with words make these lessons, from some of America's most interesting leaders, compelling reading for every executive."—Charles Handy

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