Harper Perennial, Paperback, 9780061965579, 530pp.
Publication Date: March 30, 2010
Pulitzer Prize-winning historian James MacGregor Burns devoted his legendary career to the study of leadership in all its aspects from politics to business. Leadership, Burns's pioneering study, introduces the highly influential theory of "transformational leadership," stating that the best leaders are those who inspire others to come together toward the achievement of higher aims. Featuring fascinating case studies drawn from history, Leadership is the classic text for anyone seeking to understand executive decision-making, the dynamics of influence, and moral leadership.