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Goethals, George R.

Works: 47 works in 207 publications in 2 languages and 7,174 library holdings
Genres: Encyclopedias  Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  History 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HD57.7, 658.409203
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by George R Goethals
Encyclopedia of leadership by George R Goethals( Book )

22 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and Spanish and held by 1,086 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The editors' eclectic, interdisciplinary, and global approach goes far beyond the usual literature on management to create a broad foundation for this developing field, drawing concepts and examples from religion, philosophy, business, politics, the arts, and other fields. Entries are often accompanied by sidebars with excerpts from primary texts and by pull quotes with stimulating epigrams. Many articles include extended case studies of leaders ranging from Alexander the Great to Louis B. Mayer."--"Reference that rocks," American Libraries, May 2005
Theories of group behavior by Brian Mullen( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 567 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes : what they do & why we need them by Scott T Allison( Book )

15 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 428 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Abraham Lincoln, Princess Diana, Rick in Casablanca--why do we perceive certain people as heroes? What qualities do we see in them? What must they do to win our admiration? In Heroes, Scott T. Allison and George R. Goethals offer a stimulating tour of the psychology of heroism, shedding light on what heroism and villainy mean to most people and why heroes--both real people and fictional characters--are so vital to our lives. The book discusses a broad range of heroes, including Eleanor Roosevelt, Walt Kowalski in Gran Torino, Senator Ted Kennedy, and explorer Ernest Shackleton, as well as villains such as Shakespeare's Iago. The authors highlight the Great Eight traits of heroes (smart, strong, selfless, caring, charismatic, resilient, reliable, and inspiring) and outline the mental models that we have of how people become heroes, from the underdog who defies great odds (David and Goliath) to the heroes who redeem themselves. Brimming with psychological insight, Heroes provides an illuminating look at heroes--and into our own minds as well. --Book Jacket
Understanding social psychology by Stephen Worchel( Book )

21 editions published between 1988 and 2002 in English and Spanish and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The quest for a general theory of leadership by George R Goethals( Book )

12 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the story of an intellectual venture taken by top scholars to develop a general theory of leadership. This book describes the progress made in the venture and provides the conclusions and questions that arose from it. It is of interest to leaders, students and scholars of leadership
The Self : interdisciplinary approaches by Jaine Strauss( Book )

8 editions published in 1991 in English and Undetermined and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A truly remarkable explosion of interest in the self has taken place in the past two decades, in psychology and related disciplines. This book presents a wide range of recent work on the self, from self-awareness in chimpanzees to multiple-personality disorders, self-esteem in adolescents, as well as fundamental issues going back to the work of James, Cooley and others. Three main groups or clusters of themes emerge. The first cluster consists of chapters that discuss the organization and coherence of the self; the second one deals with self-awareness and self-deception; and the third one examines, in new ways, the question of the relationship between self and other. While it is difficult to predict exactly where future work on the self will lead scholars, this work points in some significant directions and provides a firm reference in the field
Leadership at the crossroads( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contributors from a wide variety of fields, including management, economics, political science, philosophy, sociology, history, literature, and psychology, explore the many facets of leadership. Topics include ethics and accountability, leadership styles, the differences between leadership and management, the poison spread by toxic leaders, inspirational leadership, choosing and monitoring leaders, leadership development, women and minorities in leadership, leadership and diplomacy, leadership in literature and the arts, military leadership, and much more. Collectively, this set showcases traditional and emerging approaches to leadership in both theory and practice and raises new questions brought on by society's new challenges. It also suggests solutions for developing and promoting leadership in the corporate world, politics and diplomacy, religion, education, nonprofits, and the arts. Whether identifying qualities that will serve a U.S. president well, or the characteristics of the essential "can-do" supervisor in today's corporation, Leadership at the Crossroads supplies insights and intelligence that will help leaders make the most of the challenges and opportunities before them
Adjustment : pathways to personal growth by Stephen Worchel( Book )

10 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lincoln's legacy of leadership by George R Goethals( Book )

12 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An in-depth look at Abraham Lincoln's leadership, both before and during his presidency. Lincoln led through times of confusion, war, and dissent. The set of chapters included in this volume are based on papers that constituted part of the 2008-2009 Jepson Leadership Forum at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies at the University of Richmond. The chapters consider Lincoln's intellectual, moral, political, and military leadership. The authors include the world's foremost Lincoln scholars, including Pulitzer Prize winner Daniel Walker Howe, and Lincoln Prize winners Richard C
Heroic leadership : an influence taxonomy of 100 exceptional individuals by Scott T Allison( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceptions of leadership : enduring ideas and emerging insights by George R Goethals( Book )

10 editions published in 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conceptions of Leadership gathers together the latest work by distinguished leadership scholars in social psychology and related disciplines to explore classic conceptions of leadership, such as interpersonal influence, charisma, personality, and power, as well as recent perspectives on those enduring concerns. It includes contemporary departures from traditional approaches to leadership in considering gender, trust, narratives, and the complex relationships between leaders and followers. Together the chapters provide a wide-ranging and coherent account of how human beings get along and the ways they engage and work together to accomplish their goals
Leadership and discovery by George R Goethals( Book )

14 editions published between 2009 and 2016 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book, a collection of essays from scholars across disciplines, explores leadership of discovery, probing the guided and collaborative exploration and interpretation of the experience of our inner thoughts and feelings, and of our external worlds. This book, a collection of essays from scholars across disciplines, explores leadership of discovery, probing the guided and collaborative exploration and interpretation of the experience of our inner thoughts and feelings, and of our external worlds. By approaching discovery as the product of interaction and collaboration the very idea of leadership is expanded. The book covers a wide range of topics: from the discovery of the new world from Christopher Columbus to the NASA Space Program. Contributors include astronomers, historians, psychologists, theologians, and one NASA astronaut
Presidential leadership and African-Americans : "an American dilemma" from slavery to the White House by George R Goethals( Book )

6 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presidential Leadership and African Americans examines the leadership styles of eight American presidents and shows how the decisions made by each affected the lives and opportunities of the nation's black citizens. Beginning with George Washington and concluding with the landmark election of Barack Obama, Goethals traces the evolving attitudes and morality that influenced the actions of each president on matters of race, and shows how their personal backgrounds as well as their individual historical, economic, and cultural contexts combined to shape their values, judgments, and decisions, and
Pathways to personal growth : adjustment in today's world by George R Goethals( Book )

3 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Adjustment and human relations by George R Goethals( Book )

4 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of heroism and heroic leadership by Scott T Allison( Book )

4 editions published in 2017 in English and held by 45 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foreword / Philip Zimbardo -- Introduction -- Setting the scene : the rise and coalescence of heroism science / Scott T. Allison, George R. Goethals, and Roderick M. Kramer -- Origins of heroism -- Attributes and applications of heroes : a brief history of lay and academic perspectives / Elaine L. Kinsella, Timothy D. Ritchie, and Eric R. Igou -- Why heroism exists : evolutionary perspectives on extreme helping / Sara Kafashan, Adam Sparks, Amanda Rotella, and Pat Barclay -- Adaptive foundations of heroism : social heuristics push advantageous everyday ethical behavior to heroic extremes / Gordon T. Kraft-Todd and David G. Rand -- The evolution and neurobiology of heroism / Stephanie D. Preston -- Character development and the emergence of heroic leadership : towards a relational developmental systems-based model / Kristina Schmid Callina, Richard M. Lerner, Ettya Fremont, Brian Burkhard, Danielle Stacey, and Shaobing Su -- The moral character of heroes / Lawrence J. Walker -- Why and how groups create moral heroes / Ari Decter-Frain, Ruth Vanstone, and Jeremy A. Frimer -- The hero organism : advancing the embodiment of heroism thesis in the 21st century / Olivia Efthimiou -- Types of heroism -- Everyday heroes : determinants of moral courage / Anna Halmburger, Anna Baumert, and Manfred Schmitt -- Heroism in times of crisis: understanding leadership during extreme events -- Zeno e. franco -- Holocaust heroes : heroic altruism of non-jewish moral exemplars in nazi europe / Stephanie Fagin-Jones -- Heroism and wisdom in medicine / Margaret Plews-Ogan, Justine E. Owens, Natalie May, and Monika Ardelt -- Deviant heroes and social heroism in everyday life : activists and artists / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Michael Condren, and Izabela Lebuda -- To become or not to become? : existential courage and the pursuit of desired identities / Roderick M. Kramer -- Heroism in the networked society / Dana Klisanin -- A training program in spiritually-oriented leadership : inner growth for outer change / Elsa Lau, Sarah B. Sherman, and Lisa Miller -- Career development and a sense of calling : contexts for heroism / Bryan J. Dik, Adelyn B. Shimizu, and William O'Connor -- Underdogs as heroes / Joseph A. Vandello, Nadav Goldschmied, and Kenneth Michniewicz -- Whistleblowers as heroes : fostering "quiet" heroism in place of the heroic whistleblower stereotype / A J Brown -- Processes of heroism -- The hero's transformation / Scott T. Allison and George R. Goethals -- Moral transformation : the paths to heroism, villainy, and victimhood / Amelia Goranson and Kurt Gray -- The impact of heroism on heroes and observers : stories of elevation and personal change / Jeanne Nakamura and Laura Graham -- Accidental and purposeful impediments to heroism / Craig D. Parks -- Heroic empathy: the heart of leadership / Ronald H. Humphrey and Laural L. Adams -- Heroic leaders and despotic tyrants : how power and status shape leadership / Anika Stuppy and Nicole L. Mead -- The intersection of purpose and heroism: a study of exemplars / Kendall Cotton Bronk and Brian R. Riches -- Heroism and the pursuit of meaning / Jeffrey D. Green, Daryl R. Van Tongeren, Athena H. Cairo, and Nao Hagiwara -- Psychopathy and heroism : unresolved questions and future directions / Brett A. Murphy, Scott O. Lilienfeld, and Ashley L. Watts -- The courage of one's moral convictions : exploring the two sides of heroism / Ronnie Janoff-Bulman and Prerana Bharadwaj -- Contributors -- Index
Politics, ethics and change : the legacy of James MacGregor Burns by George R Goethals( Book )

6 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For decades, the writings of James MacGregor Burns have defined the central issues in our understanding of leadership. Their impact is illustrated here through ten chapters exploring Burns's research on presidential leadership and related issues of moral and effective leadership, the nature of social change and transformation, and the subtleties of the relationships between leaders and followers. Exploring history through the dynamics of leadership, this extraordinary volume outlines the dynamics of social change and transformation and illustrates how leaders shape followers' motivations. The transactional and transforming leadership of various US presidents is considered within broader questions of personal ethics, conflict and compromise, and historical contingency. The presidencies of Thomas Jefferson, Franklin Roosevelt and Lyndon Johnson in particular transformed American society and American politics. The chapters in this book explore the several ways they fought for enduring human values using power resources that aroused and satisfied deep human motives and tested the limits of leadership effectiveness and morality. Students of leadership, the US Presidency, the American Founding, and history in general will find this book enlightening. Scholars and leaders in business, psychology and philosophy will also find much of value given James MacGregor Burns's insightful analysis across a wide field of disciplines
Order effects in impression formation : attribution context and the natue of the entity by Edward E Jones( Book )

6 editions published in 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memory : interdisciplinary approaches by Paul R Solomon( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memory: Interdisciplinary Approaches arrays the most current research and thinking on the cognitive, social, and neural aspects of memory. An international group of experts discusses the domains of working memory and the modularity of storage processes while other contributors examine the social and developmental consequences of memory. This volume represents the most comprehensive reviews of "frontline" memory work to date. This collection is based on the first series of G. Stanley Hall Lectures sponsored by Williams College
Encyclopedia of leadership( Book )

3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How can leadership theories help us understand contemporary situations? How can I be a good (and maybe great) leader? The Encyclopedia of Leadership is an unprecedented learning resource. Scholars, students, professionals, and active citizens will turn to the Encyclopedia for guidance on the theory and practice of leadership, for the stories of great leaders, and for the tools and knowledge they need to lead in the 21st century
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Heroes : what they do & why we need themUnderstanding social psychologyThe quest for a general theory of leadershipLeadership at the crossroadsLincoln's legacy of leadershipLeadership and discoveryPathways to personal growth : adjustment in today's worldEncyclopedia of leadership