Delve into the personal writings of the grandfather of the modern empowerment movement in business leadership. In this collection of previously unpublished works, eminent writer, consultant, and lecturer Robert Greenleaf shares his personal and professional philosophy, which postulates that true leaders are those who lead by serving others. Spanning a time frame of fifty years, these essays and lectures touch on such key issues as power, ethics, management, organizations, and servanthood. And they offer the reader a wealth of practical suggestions and useful information garnered through the course of a remarkable career.
THE ETHIC OF STRENGTH: MANUSCRIPT FOR A BOOK.
1. Something to Hope For.
2. A Concept of Strength.
3. The Search.
4. The Requirements of Responsibility.
5. Openness to Knowledge.
6. The Practice of Openness.
7. The Future Is Now.
8. Entheos and Growth.
9. Purpose and Laughter.
10. A Dream.
ESSAYS ON POWER, MANAGEMENT, AND ORGANIZATIONS.
Business, Ethics, and Manipulation.
Coercion, Manipulation, and Persuasion: Reflections on a Strategy for Change.
Power in the Executive Office.
Lessons on Power.
Building the Ethic of Strength in Business.
Industry's Means for Personality Adjustment.
Behavioral Research: A Factor in Tomorrow's Better Management.
The Operator Versus the Conceptualizer: An Issue of Management Talents.
The Managerial Mind.
Growing Greatness in Managers.
My Work at AT&T: An Adventure in Spirit.
Manager, Administrator, Statesman.
The Making of a Distinguished Institution.
LEADERSHIP AND THE INDIVIDUAL: THE DARTMOUTH LECTURES.
The Crisis of Leadership.
The Strategies of a Leader.
Leadership and the Unknown.
Leadership and Foresight.
The Individual as Leader.
IN PERSON WITH ROBERT K. GREENLEAF.
A Conversation with Robert K. Greenleaf.