Download e-book for kindle: Understanding Leadership: An arts and humanities perspective by Robert M McManus,Gamaliel Perruci

By Robert M McManus,Gamaliel Perruci

Lao Tzu, Marx, the Buddha, Ibsen, Machiavelli — those are only some of the world’s nice thinkers who've weighed in near to management over the centuries. but, the modern pupil of management frequently overlooks a lot of those names in favour of more moderen theorists hailing from the social sciences. Understanding management: An Arts and arts Perspective takes a unique perspective, utilising the works of the good philosophers, authors and artists present in international civilization and offering an arts and arts viewpoint at the examine of leadership.

The authors construct their conceptual framework utilizing The 5 parts of management version, which acknowledges the chief, the fans, the aim, the environmental context, and the cultural values and norms that make up the management strategy.

Supporting the textual content are a wealth of case stories which examine works corresponding to Ayn Rand’s novella Anthem, Eugène Delacroix’s portray Liberty major the People, Charlie Chaplin’s movie Modern Times, Athol Fugard’s play "Master Harold" . . . and the Boys, Lao Tzu’s poetic paintings Tao Te Ching, and Antonín Dvo?ák’s New international Symphony. The authors additionally introduce reports from a variety of global cultures to really illustrate the function cultural values and norms play in management. This illuminating framework promotes the multidimensional pondering that's important for figuring out and challenge fixing in a posh world.

Understanding management: An Arts and arts standpoint will be a worthy textbook for either undergraduate and postgraduate management scholars, whereas management pros also will relish the book’s special liberal arts and cultural approach.

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