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The Age of Heretics

A History of the Radical Thinkers Who Reinvented Corporate Management

The Age of Heretics( )
Author: Kleiner, Art
Foreword by: Bennis, Warren
McFarland, Walter B.
Wheeler, Steven
Series title:J-B Warren Bennis Ser.
ISBN:978-0-470-19070-8
Publication Date:Jul 2008
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $46.95
Book Description:

Praise for The Age of Heretics

"A remarkable job of showing how revolutionary change in management originated. These are no mere ′currents of change,′ but rather a thundering waterfall of intellectual and moral forces reshaping business.

Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Business & Economics / Management
Business & Economics / Organizational Development
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16 x 23.62 x 3.56 cm
Book Weight:0.664 Kilograms
Author Biography
Kleiner, Art (Author)
Warren Bennis was born in the Bronx, New York on March 8, 1925. During World War II, he enlisted in the Army, completed officers' training, and became one of the youngest platoon leaders to serve in Europe. He was awarded both a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He received a bachelor's degree from Antioch College in Ohio in 1951 and a doctorate in economics from M.I.T. As an educator, he taught organizational studies at Harvard University, Boston University, and the M.I.T. Sloan School of Management. He was a professor of business administration at The University of Southern California for more than 30 years.

He wrote more than 30 books on leadership including On Becoming a Leader, Leaders: Strategies for Taking Charge, and Why Leaders Can't Lead. He also wrote a memoir entitled Still Surprised. He advised several presidents and business executives on the essence of successful leadership including John F. Kennedy, Lyndon B. Johnson, Gerald R. Ford, Ronald Reagan and Howard D. Schultz, the chief executive of Starbucks. Bennis died on July 31, 2014 at the age of 89.

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