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The Resource Leadership in turbulent times, Doris Kearns Goodwin

Leadership in turbulent times, Doris Kearns Goodwin

Label
Leadership in turbulent times
Title
Leadership in turbulent times
Statement of responsibility
Doris Kearns Goodwin
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In this culmination of five decades of acclaimed studies in presidential history, Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin offers an illuminating exploration into the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership. Are leaders born or made? Where does ambition come from? How does adversity affect the growth of leadership? Does the man make the times or do the times make the man? Goodwin draws upon four of the presidents she has studied most closely--Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Lyndon B. Johnson (in civil rights)--to show how they first recognized leadership qualities within themselves, and were recognized by others as leaders. Although set apart in background, abilities, and temperament, these men shared a fierce ambition and a deep-seated resilience that enabled them to surmount uncommon adversity. At their best, all four were guided by a sense of moral purpose. At moments of great challenge, they were able to summon their talents to enlarge the opportunities and lives of others
Summary
Draws on five decades of scholarship to offer an illuminating exploration of the early development, growth, and exercise of leadership as demonstrated by Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin Roosevelt, and Lyndon Johnson
Storyline
Tone
Writing style
Biography type
collective biography
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10692308
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Goodwin, Doris Kearns
Dewey number
973.09/9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Roosevelt, Theodore
  • Roosevelt, Franklin D.
  • Johnson, Lyndon B.
  • Presidents
  • Political leadership
  • Character
  • Crisis management
  • Political culture
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Label
Leadership in turbulent times, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371- 447) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Ambition and the recognition of leadership -- Abraham: "Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition" -- Theodore: "I rose like a rocket" -- Franklin: "No, call me Franklin" -- Lyndon: "A steam engine in pants" -- Part 2. Adversity and growth -- Abraham Lincoln: "I must die or be better" -- Theodore Roosevelt: "The light has gone out of my life" -- Franklin Roosevelt: "Above all, try something" -- Lyndon Johnson: "The most miserable period of my life" -- Part 3. The leader and the times: How they led -- Transformational leadership: Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation -- Crisis management: Theodore Roosevelt and the Coal Strike -- Turnaround leadership: Franklin Roosevelt and the Hundred Days -- Visionary leadership: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights -- Epilogue: Of death and legacy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 473 pages
Isbn
9781476795928
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2018020283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MPL copy presented by the Luther Liggett family.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1033551564
Label
Leadership in turbulent times, Doris Kearns Goodwin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 371- 447) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part 1. Ambition and the recognition of leadership -- Abraham: "Every man is said to have his peculiar ambition" -- Theodore: "I rose like a rocket" -- Franklin: "No, call me Franklin" -- Lyndon: "A steam engine in pants" -- Part 2. Adversity and growth -- Abraham Lincoln: "I must die or be better" -- Theodore Roosevelt: "The light has gone out of my life" -- Franklin Roosevelt: "Above all, try something" -- Lyndon Johnson: "The most miserable period of my life" -- Part 3. The leader and the times: How they led -- Transformational leadership: Lincoln and the Emancipation Proclamation -- Crisis management: Theodore Roosevelt and the Coal Strike -- Turnaround leadership: Franklin Roosevelt and the Hundred Days -- Visionary leadership: Lyndon Johnson and Civil Rights -- Epilogue: Of death and legacy
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Extent
xvi, 473 pages
Isbn
9781476795928
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
2018020283
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Note
MPL copy presented by the Luther Liggett family.
Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
System control number
(OCoLC)1033551564

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