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A Teaching Topic in Leadership

Leaders and Managers

This teaching topic deals with the characteristics of and destictions between leaders and managers in the public sector.

Recommended Reading (Harvard MLD-110A)

Corruption in La Paz: A Mayor Fights City Hall (KSG case C16- 99-1523.0)

Michael Gazzaiga, Who’s in Charge, Harper Collins, New York, 2011, pp. 7-30

Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow, Farrar Straus & Giroux, New York, 2011, pp. 19- 30 [P]

Joseph Nye, Powers to Lead, Chapter 3, Types and Skills, pp. 53-84 [B]

Edgar Schein, Chapter 13, How Founders/Leaders Create Organizational Cultures Integration, pp. 219 -233, in Organizational Culture and Leadership (fourth edition) Jossey Bass, 2010 [B]

Robert Simons, "Control in an Age of Empowerment," Harvard Business Review, Reprint 95211, 1995

The Accidental Statesman: General Petraeus and the City Of Mosul, Iraq KSG case C 15-06-1834 (abridged)

L. Paul Bremer, My Year in Iraq: The Struggle to Build A Future of Hope, Simon and Shuster, New York, 2006, pp 39-45, 50-59

L. Paul Bremer, What We Got Right in Iraq, Washington Post, May 13, 2007

Bazerman and Moore, Judgment in Managerial Decision Making (7th edition), Wiley 2009 , Chapter 2, Common Biases, pp. 13-41

 Joseph Nye, Powers to Lead, Chapter 4, Contextual Intelligence, pp. 85-108

Source: MLD-110 Syllabus, Peter Zimmerman,  (accessed 11 February 2013).

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