Leadership Is an Art
On Sale: May 18, 2004
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LEADERSHIP IS AN ART has long been a must-read not only
within the business community but also in professions
ranging from academia to medical practices, to the political
arena. First published in 1989, the book has sold more than
800,000 copies in hardcover and paperback. This revised
edition brings Max De Pree’s timeless words and practical
philosophy to a new generation of readers.De Pree looks at
leadership as a kind of stewardship, stressing the
importance of building relationships, initiating ideas, and
creating a lasting value system within an organization.
Rather than focusing on the “hows” of corporate life, he
explains the “whys.” He shows that the first responsibility
of a leader is to define reality and the last is to say
thank you. Along the way, the artful leader must:
• Stimulate effectiveness by enabling others to reach both
their personal potential and their institutional potential
• Take a role in developing, expressing, and defending
civility and values
• Nurture new leaders and ensure the continuation of the
LEADERSHIP IS AN ART offers a proven design for achieving
success by developing the generous spirit within all of us.
Now more than ever, it provides the insights and guidelines
leaders in every field need.
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