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Nye, Joseph S.

Works: 450 works in 1,510 publications in 10 languages and 43,564 library holdings
Genres: History  Essays  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Contributor, Author of introduction, Creator, wpr
Classifications: JX1395, 327.73
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Most widely held works by Joseph S Nye
The powers to lead by Joseph S Nye( )

30 editions published between 2008 and 2019 in 3 languages and held by 2,966 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What qualities make a leader succeed in business or politics? In an era when the information revolution has dramatically changed the playing field, when old organizational hierarchies have given way to fluid networks of contacts, and when mistrust of leaders is on the rise, our ideas about leadership are clearly due for redefinition. With The Powers to Lead, Joseph S. Nye, Jr. offers a sweeping look at the nature of leadership in today's world, in an illuminating blend of history, business case studies, psychological research, and more. As he observes, many now believe that the more authoritarian and coercive forms of leadership--the hard power approaches of earlier military-industrial eras--have been largely supplanted in postindustrial societies by soft power approaches that seek to attract, inspire, and persuade rather than dictate. Nye argues, however, that the most effective leaders are actually those who combine hard and soft power skills in proportions that vary with different situations. He calls this smart power. Drawing examples from the careers of leaders as disparate as Gandhi, Franklin D, Roosevelt, Lee Iacocca, and George W. Bush, Nye uses the concept of smart power to shed light on such topics as leadership types and skills, the needs and demands of followers, and the nature of good and bad leadership in terms of both ethics and effectiveness. In one particularly instructive chapter, he looks in depth at contextual intelligence--the ability to understand changing environments, capitalize on trends, and use the flow of events to implement strategies. Thoroughly grounded in the real world, rich in both analysis and anecdote, The Powers to Lead is sure to become a modern classic, a concise and lucid work applicable to every field, from small businesses to nations on the world stage
The paradox of American power : why the world's only superpower can't go it alone by Joseph S Nye( Book )

45 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and Spanish and held by 2,823 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What role should America play in the world? What key challenges face us in the 21st century, and how should we define our national interests? These questions have been given electrifying new significance in the wake of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001." "Not since Rome has any nation had so much economic, cultural, and military power, but that power does not allow us to solve global problems like terrorism, environmental degradation, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction without involving other nations. In The Paradox of American Power, Joseph S. Nye Jr. focuses on the rise of these and other new challenges and explains clearly why America must adopt a more cooperative engagement with the rest of the world."--Jacket
Governance in a globalizing world( )

23 editions published between 2000 and 2004 in 3 languages and held by 2,461 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Annotation : democracy in the information age( )

16 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Market-based governance : supply side, demand side, upside, and downside( )

14 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2,127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Market-based governance is the handing over of traditional governmental functions to private players. Logically it is the next step on the way to the dismantling of democracy as exemplified for example in the Enron/Andersen outrage
For the people : can we fix public service? by John D Donahue( )

16 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 2,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Governance amid bigger, better markets( )

11 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 2,055 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Power and interdependence : world politics in transition by Robert O Keohane( Book )

80 editions published between 1977 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,638 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A theoretical approach that constructs a way of looking at world politics that helps us understand the relationship among economics, politics, and patterns of institutionalized cooperation, while retaining key realist insights about the roles played by power and interests
Power in the global information age : from realism to globalization by Joseph S Nye( )

20 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,537 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book collects together many of Joseph S. Nye, Jr. key writings for the first time as well as some important new material and a concluding essay, which examines the relevance of international relations in practical policymaking." "This volume is essential reading for all those with an interest in American foreign policy and international relations."--Jacket
Understanding international conflicts : an introduction to theory and history by Joseph S Nye( Book )

96 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written by one of the most distinguished scholars and lecturers in the field, Understanding International Conflicts is a text students enjoy reading, helping them to understand and think about the complex domain of international politics. The book deftly balances theory and history to help students develop a well-rounded, informed framework for analyzing current issues and dilemmas. Updated with the most recent scholarship, the third edition explores the international issues confronting us as we enter the 21st century. Understanding International Conflicts aims to provide students with the conceptual tools that will help them shape their own answers to the unfolding developments in our world long after exams are done. -- from (August 16, 2011)
The future of power by Joseph S Nye( Book )

29 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the era of Kennedy and Khrushchev, power was expressed in terms of nuclear missiles, industrial capacity, numbers of men under arms, and tanks lined up ready to cross the plains of Eastern Europe. By 2010, none of these factors confer power in the same way: industrial capacity seems an almost Victorian virtue, and cyber threats are wielded by non-state actors. Politics changed, and the nature of power--defined as the ability to affect others to obtain the outcomes you want--had changed dramatically. Power is not static; its story is of shifts and innovations, technologies and relationships. Joseph Nye is a long-time analyst of power and a hands-on practitioner in government. Many of his ideas have been at the heart of recent debates over the role America should play in the world: his concept of "soft power" has been adopted by leaders from Britain to China; "smart power" has been adopted as the bumper-sticker for the Obama Administration's foreign policy. This book is the summation of his work, as relevant to general readers as to foreign policy specialists. It is a vivid narrative that delves behind the elusive faces of power to discover its enduring nature in the cyber age
Soft power : the means to success in world politics by Joseph S Nye( Book )

32 editions published between 2004 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Joseph Nye coined the term "soft power" in the late 1980s. It is now used frequently - and often incorrectly - by political leaders, editorial writers, and academics around the world. So what is soft power? Soft power lies in the ability to attract and persuade. Whereas hard power - the ability to coerce - grows out of a country's military or economic might, soft power arises from the attractiveness of a country's culture, political ideals, and policies."
Bound to lead : the changing nature of American power by Joseph S Nye( Book )

29 editions published between 1990 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Argues that the nature of economic power has changed and that the U.S. must develop the will and the flexibility to regain its international leadership role
Nuclear ethics by Joseph S Nye( Book )

21 editions published between 1979 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Discusses the methods of moral reasoning, the evaluation of moral arguments, nuclear war theory, the policy of nuclear deterrence, and the effect of nuclear weapons on nonnuclear powers
The Making of America's Soviet policy by Joseph S Nye( Book )

14 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and held by 1,080 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why people don't trust government( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 1,018 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bringing together essays by leading Harvard scholars, this book explores the roots of mistrust. It first examines government's current scope, its actual performance, and citizens' perceptions of its performance. It then assesses many possible explanations that have been offered for the decline of trust, including the end of the Cold War, elevated expectations following World War II, a weakened economy, the effects of globalization, resentment over political scandals, and incompetence of bureaucrats."--Cover
Hawks, doves, and owls : an agenda for avoiding nuclear war by Graham T Allison( Book )

12 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 915 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Specialists on nuclear strategy address questions such as how a nuclear war might occur, where the real dangers of nuclear conflict lie, and how to reduce them. They argue that a major nuclear war will not spring full-blown, but will arise from a conventional war that drags in the superpowers. They present five paths to nuclear conflict: surprise attack, accident, escalation of conflict in Europe, escalation of conflict in the Middle East and Persian Gulf, and catalytic ignition of war by third parties. They explore how changes in forces, technology, and political life affect the way events might travel down each path, and examine the scenarios from the Soviet viewpoint as well. They conclude with an assessment of the various policies from the perspective of "owls," those concerned with the risk of war coming from a loss of control and offer specific policy recommendations to reduce the risk of nuclear war. ISBN 0-393-01995-0: $14.95
Presidential leadership and the creation of the American era by Joseph S Nye( Book )

21 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Korean and held by 903 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This book examines the foreign policy decisions of the presidents who presided over the most critical phases of America's rise to world primacy in the twentieth century, and assesses the effectiveness and ethics of their choices. Joseph Nye, who was ranked as one of Foreign Policy magazine's 100 Top Global Thinkers, reveals how some presidents tried with varying success to forge a new international order while others sought to manage America's existing position. Taking readers from Theodore Roosevelt's bid to insert America into the global balance of power to George H.W. Bush's Gulf War in the early 1990s, Nye compares how Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and Woodrow Wilson responded to America's growing power and failed in their attempts to create a new order. He looks at Franklin D. Roosevelt's efforts to escape isolationism before World War II, and at Harry Truman's successful transformation of Roosevelt's grand strategy into a permanent overseas presence of American troops at the dawn of the Cold War. He describes Dwight Eisenhower's crucial role in consolidating containment, and compares the roles of Ronald Reagan and Bush in ending the Cold War and establishing the unipolar world in which American power reached its zenith. The book shows how transformational presidents like Wilson and Reagan changed how America sees the world, but argues that transactional presidents like Eisenhower and the elder Bush were sometimes more effective and ethical. It also draws important lessons for today's uncertain world, in which presidential decision making is more critical than ever."--Jacket
Transnational relations and world politics by Robert O Keohane( Book )

38 editions published between 1970 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: KeohaneRobert: Robert O. Keohane is Stanfield Professor of International Peace at Harvard University. NyeJoseph S.: Joseph S. Nye, Jr., is Dean of the Faculty and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
Pan-Africanism and East African integration by Joseph S Nye( Book )

43 editions published between 1965 and 2014 in English and held by 820 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biographical note: NyeJoseph S.: Joseph S. Nye, Jr., is Dean of the Faculty and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University
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The paradox of American power : why the world's only superpower can't go it alone
The paradox of American power : why the world's only superpower can't go it aloneGovernance in a globalizing : democracy in the information ageMarket-based governance : supply side, demand side, upside, and downsideFor the people : can we fix public service?Governance amid bigger, better marketsPower and interdependence : world politics in transitionPower in the global information age : from realism to globalization
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