Personality, Political Leadership, and Decision Making: A by Jean Krasno,Sean LaPides

By Jean Krasno,Sean LaPides

This mental research dissects the features of 20 international leaders—both males and women—profiling the criteria that shaped their personalities and revealing how definite characteristics have formed their political decisions.

• features a comparability of leaders throughout types

• Sheds mild on how various character kinds have an effect on leaders' decisions

• Analyzes 20 assorted recognized leaders from throughout 5 continents

• lines regimes alongside a continuum, discussing the interplay among particular leaders whilst applicable

• Delves into the early youth studies and grownup occasions that formed the personalities of key leaders

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Rainer Brüderle - Jetzt rede ich!: Ein Gespräch mit Hugo by Hugo Müller-Vogg

By Hugo Müller-Vogg

Rainer Brüderle struggle bei der Bundestagswahl 2013 "Gesicht und Kopf der FDP" (Philipp Rösler). Doch kaum struggle er zum Spitzenkandidaten nominiert, wurde er das Opfer rein politisch motivierter "Sexismus"-Vorwürfe.

Brüderle und die FDP gerieten nicht nur deshalb in die shielding. Die Partei litt zudem an ihren schlechten Umfragewerten, am Streit innerhalb ihrer Führung sowie an den ständigen Querelen mit dem Koalitionspartner CDU/CSU. Zu allem Unglück zog sich der Spitzenkandidat drei Monate vor der Wahl bei einem Sturz schwere Brüche zu, konnte so den Wahlkampf nur unter Schmerzen durchstehen. Das Ende ist bekannt: Am 22. September verfehlte die FDP den Einzug in den Bundestag.

Rainer Brüderle hat zu alldem bisher eisern geschwiegen, zu den Medien-Kampagnen gegen die FDP wie zu dem stellenweise gegen die Liberalen gerichteten Wahlkampf der Union. In diesem Buch nimmt er zum ersten Mal Stellung: offen, selbstbewusst, kritisch - auch selbstkritisch. Hier spricht ein Mann, der eine Schlacht verloren hat, aber nicht den Glauben an die liberale Idee.

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Ataturk: The Rebirth of a Nation by Patrick Kinross

By Patrick Kinross

The definitive biography of the daddy of recent Turkey, a strong determine within the still-unfolding drama of the center East.

With the cave in of the Ottoman Empire after the 1st global warfare got here the emergence of latest countries, leader between them Turkey itself. It was once the production of 1 guy, the soldier-statesman Mustafa Kemal, who dragged his state from the center a long time to the 20 th century, and in defeating Western imperialists encouraged 'the reason for the East'. Lord Kinross writes of the intrigues of empires, the brutalities of civil warfare, own braveness - exhibiting us Ataturk, the incarnation of glory - in addition to of Kemal's younger ambition, and his issues of his wife.

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The Politics of Crisis Management: Public Leadership Under by Arjen Boin,Paul 't Hart,Eric Stern,Bengt Sundelius

By Arjen Boin,Paul 't Hart,Eric Stern,Bengt Sundelius

challenge administration has develop into a defining function of up to date governance. In instances of hindrance, groups and contributors of organisations anticipate their leaders to reduce the impression of the concern to hand, whereas critics and bureaucratic rivals try and grab the instant accountable incumbent rulers and their regulations. during this severe atmosphere, coverage makers needs to by some means determine a feeling of normality, and foster collective studying from the problem adventure. during this uniquely entire research, the authors learn how leaders take care of the strategic demanding situations they face, the political hazards and possibilities they stumble upon, the blunders they make, the pitfalls they should steer clear of, and the trails clear of concern they could pursue. This booklet is grounded in over a decade of collaborative, cross-national case research study, and gives a useful multidisciplinary viewpoint. this can be an unique and significant contribution from specialists in public coverage and overseas security.

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The Singapore Story (Student Edition): Memoirs of Lee Kuan by Lee Kuan Yew

By Lee Kuan Yew

specifically adapted version to enrich the learn of Singapore’s historical past. This pupil variation of The Singapore tale is a shortened model of the unique variation of The Singapore tale, the 1st quantity of Lee Kuan Yew’s memoirs released in 2008. It covers all of the major moments within the lifetime of Singapore’s first top minister, in his personal phrases, and dispenses with passages that don't at once crisis Singapore

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Winston Churchill: Der späte Held (German Edition) by Thomas Kielinger

By Thomas Kielinger

Als Winston Churchill 25 Jahre alt struggle, hatte er Kriege auf drei Kontinenten erlebt, fünf Bücher geschrieben und einen Sitz im britischen Unterhaus gewonnen. Als er 60 conflict, galt er politisch als gescheiterter Mann. Doch dann kam mit dem Zweiten Weltkrieg Churchills größte Stunde. Als Premierminister leistete er den entscheidenden Widerstand gegen Hitler-Deutschland und führte sein Land bis zum siegreichen Kriegsende.
”Wir sind doch alle Würmer. Aber ich glaube, ich bin ein Glühwurm“, hat Winston Churchill (1874–1965) in jungen Jahren einmal verkündet. Kaum einer besaß so reiche Talente, um solchen Ehrgeiz zu befriedigen. Churchill kämpfte als Soldat in Englands Kolonialkriegen, wurde als Kriegskorrespondent und Kriegsabenteurer berühmt, bekleidete im Laufe seines Lebens speedy jeden Ministerposten seines Landes und wurde zwei Mal Premierminister. Daneben struggle er ein anerkannter Maler, ein begeisternder Redner und ein begnadeter Schriftsteller – der einzige Staatsmann, der je den Nobelpreis für Literatur erhielt. Dabei konnte er gleichermaßen inspirieren wie irritieren: als radikaler Sozialreformer und als Imperialist regulate Schule, als entschlossener Krieger und als Vordenker einer friedlichen Welt nach den Weltkriegen. Thomas Kielinger erzählt das fesselnde Leben dieser Jahrhundertgestalt mit kritischer Bewunderung und narrativem Glanz.

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Follow the Leader?: How Voters Respond to Politicians' by Gabriel S. Lenz

By Gabriel S. Lenz

In a democracy, we commonly imagine that electorate comprehend the rules they like and opt for like-minded officers who're liable for wearing them out. We additionally think that citizens give some thought to applicants' competence, honesty, and different performance-related features. yet does this really occur? Do electorate think of applicants’ coverage positions whilst figuring out for whom to vote? and the way do politicians’ performances in place of work issue into the balloting decision?

 

In Follow the Leader?, Gabriel S. Lenz sheds gentle on those vital questions of democratic concept. Lenz seems to be at electorate’ perspectives of applicants either earlier than and after sessions of political upheaval, together with campaigns, wars, normal failures, and episodes of monetary growth and bust. Noting vital shifts in citizens’ wisdom and personal tastes because of those occasions, he reveals that, whereas electorate do investigate politicians in accordance with their functionality, their coverage positions really count less. even if a coverage factor turns into hugely well-known, electorate not often shift their votes to the flesh presser whose place top has the same opinion with their very own. in truth, Lenz indicates, the opposite usually occurs: voters first choose a political candidate after which undertake that politician’s coverage perspectives. In different phrases, they persist with the leader.

 

Based on information drawn from a number of international locations, Follow the Leader? is the main definitive remedy up to now of whilst and why coverage and function subject on the vote casting sales space, and it'll holiday new floor within the debates approximately democracy.

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The Security Environment in the Asia-Pacific (Studies of the by Hung-Mao Tien,Ten-jen Cheng

By Hung-Mao Tien,Ten-jen Cheng

Multilateral safeguard boards within the Asia Pacific area have developed, yet bilateral defence alliances proceed to shape the primary pillars of nationwide defense for many international locations within the area. this article offers a survey of concerns confronting the Asia-Pacific area because it enters 12 months 2000.

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Colossal Control Failures: From Julius Caesar to 9/11 by Jack P. Gibbs

By Jack P. Gibbs

This attention-grabbing e-book analyzes thirteen regulate mess ups in human historical past, from Robespierre's merchandising of the French Revolution, to Hoover's efforts to prevent the good melancholy, to the intelligence disasters of Sept. 11. Assessing the explanations of 10 extra old instances, the author's comparative research indicates how every one management failure used to be because of a variety of the diversity of keep an eye on makes an attempt, their scope, and/or their range. A leader's or different actor's makes an attempt to expand the variety of regulate goals were most vital in inflicting nice human disasters. The research is well timed in the course of an period while conflict, worldwide warming, and different vexing difficulties plague our society.

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Advancing Relational Leadership Research (Leadership by Mary Uhl-Bien,Sonia M. Ospina

By Mary Uhl-Bien,Sonia M. Ospina

Leaders and fans stay in a relational world—a global within which management happens in complicated webs of relationships and dynamically altering contexts. regardless of this, our theories of management are grounded in assumptions of individuality and linear causality. If we're to develop understandings of management that experience extra relevance to the area of perform, we have to embed problems with relationality into management studies.

This quantity addresses this factor via bringing jointly, for the 1st time, a collection of well-known students from assorted paradigmatic and disciplinary views to interact in discussion concerning find out how to meet the demanding situations of relationality in management examine and perform. integrated are leading edge pondering, heated debate, and passionate views at the matters to hand. The chapters display the various and nuanced remedies of relationality that come from authors’ substitute paradigmatic (entity, constructionist, serious) perspectives. discussion scholars—reacting to the chapters—engage in lively debate in regards to the commensurability (or incommensurability) of the paradigmatic techniques. The editors convey the discussion including introductory and concluding chapters that supply a framework for evaluating and situating the competing assumptions and views spanning the relational management panorama. utilizing paradigm interaction they unpack assumptions, and lay out a roadmap for relational management study. A key takeaway is that advancing relational management examine calls for a number of paradigmatic views, and students who're accustomed to the assumptions introduced via those perspectives.

The e-book is aimed toward those that suppose that a lot of present management pondering is lacking the boat in today’s complicated, relational international. It offers a vital source for all management students and practitioners desirous about the character of analysis on management, either people with a lot examine publicity and people new to the field.

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