goethals

Heroic Leadership: An Influence Taxonomy of 100 Exceptional Individuals

By George R. Goethals, Dennis A. Meenan ’54 Professor of Leadership Studies, emeritus, and Scott T. Allison. Routledge, 2013. By classifying great leaders into 10 distinct categories, this book is able to celebrate and help us to understand heroism and heroic leadership. By reconceptualizing heroes as great leaders and using the term ‘heroic leadership’ to illustrate how heroism and leadership are intertwined, the authors highlight examples of great heroism and leadership in order to help us more fully understand both our heroes and our leaders.

 

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