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Leadership free pdf Elizabeth D. Samet brings to this anthology her profound experiences as a teacher and her belief in the vital role of the humanities in cultivating leaders. Here, Samet explores the connection between literature and leadership. She looks at whether leaders are born or whether they are made, and the roles that creativity and imagination play in developing strategic thinkers in business, law, politics, medicine and beyond. Incisive section introductions focus on the skills and qualities that distinguish the unforgettable leaders who come to life in the selections. Readers of Leadership will enjoy its sheer variety: Machiavelli and Milosz, Douglass and Didion are a sampling of the 102 writers and works included. At the same time, they will enter a thought-provoking conversation that is both ancient and crucially current.

About Elizabeth D. Samet

Elizabeth D. Samet is author of No Man's Land: Preparing for War and Peace in Post-9/11 America and Soldier's Heart: Reading Literature Through Peace and War at West Point, which won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize and was named one of the 100 Notable Books of 2007 by the New York Times. Her essays and reviews have been published in the New York Times Magazine, the New York Times Book Review, and the New Republic. She is a winner of the Hiett Prize in the Humanities and a recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship. Samet speaks often to both civilian and military audiences on the role of literature in shaping future military officers, and she was a member of the Army Chief of Staff's Task Force on Leader Development. She is a professor of English at West Point.

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Author : Elizabeth D. Samet
Publisher : WW Norton
Data Published : 01 September 2015
ISBN : 0393239691
EAN : 9780393239690
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 752 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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