Publisher description for Hedgehogs and foxes : character, leadership, and command in organizations / by Abraham Zaleznik.


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In this compelling look at charismatic leaders and their leadership styles, Abraham Zaleznik asserts that leaders are either 'hedgehogs,' who view leadership as a single-minded track driven by unwavering rules, or 'foxes,' who assess and re-evaluate their goals and strategies based on ever-changing factors in business, politics, and culture. Covering dynamic personalities from Dwight Eisenhower to Martin Luther King, Jr., Zaleznik draws illuminating conclusions about psycho-politics and negotiations of power and command, celebrating innovative problem-solving skills.




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Political leadership.
Power (Social sciences)
Control (Psychology)
Leadership -- Psychological aspects.
Decision making.
Political leadership -- United States -- Case studies.
Leadership -- Case studies.
Executives -- Psychology -- Case studies.