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Kellerman, Barbara

Works: 30 works in 173 publications in 6 languages and 11,926 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies  Biography  Detective and mystery fiction  Fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Barbara Kellerman
Reinventing leadership : making the connection between politics and business by Barbara Kellerman( )

9 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 2,426 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In a striking departure from past practices, Barbara Kellerman explores the fact that although we persist in viewing political and business leadership separately, the similarities between them far outweigh the differences. Kellerman claims that thinking of government and corporate leaders as a breed apart contributes to the dysfunctional gap between them, and she argues that in order to tackle those political, economic, and social problems that are the most intractable, political and business leaders will have no choice but to work together."--Jacket
Bad leadership : what it is, how it happens, why it matters by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

23 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and Turkish and held by 1,571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bad Leadership argues that it's time to embrace a more honest, holistic view of leadership that acknowledges the dark side of human nature and its impact on leaders and followers alike. In a departure from conventional thinking, Barbara Kellerman contends that bad leadership is not an aberration, but a ubiquitous and insidious part of everyday life that must be carefully examined and better understood." "Kellerman identifies two fundamental categories of bad leadership - ineffective and unethical - and highlights the seven types of bad leadership that are the most prevalent: incompetent, rigid, intemperate, callous, corrupt, insular, and evil. Through absorbing examples of high-profile contemporary figures from business and politics, Kellerman helps us to understand how and why particular leaders went bad, how their followers aided and abetted the process, and what lessons these stories hold for how bad leadership can be stopped or slowed."--Jacket
Hard times : leadership in America by Barbara Kellerman( )

8 editions published between 2014 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership has never played a more prominent role in America's national discourse, and yet our opinions of leaders are at all-time lows. Private sector leaders are widely seen as greedy to the point of being corrupt. Public sector leaders are viewed as incompetent to the point of being inept. And, levels of trust in government have plummeted. As the title of this book conveys, leaders in America are experiencing hard times. Barbara Kellerman argues that we focus on leaders, and even on followers, while ignoring an essential element of leadership: context. This book is a corrective. It enables leaders to track the terrain that they must navigate in order to create change. Rather than a handy-dandy manual on what to do and how to do it, Hard Times is structured as a checklist. Twenty-four brief sections cover key aspects of the American landscape. They trace evolutions and revolutions that have revised our norms, transformed our populations and institutions, and shifted our culture. Kellerman's crash course on context reveals how significant it is to leadership. Clearer still is the fact that leadership is more difficult than it has ever been. It is context that explains why leadership is so fraught with frustration. And, it is context that makes evident why leadership will be better exercised if it is better understood. Calling out patterns that emerge from the checklist, Kellerman challenges leaders to do better. This fascinating read will change the way that all of us think about leadership, while compelling us to consider what it means for our future
Followership : how followers are creating change and changing leaders by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

8 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 1,100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This groundbreaking volume provides the first sweeping view of followers in relation to their leaders, deliberately departing from the leader-centric approach that dominates our thinking about leadership and management. Barbara Kellerman argues that, over time, followers have played increasingly vital roles. For two key reasons, this trend is now accelerating. Followers are becoming more important, and leaders less. Through gripping stories about a range of people and places--from multinational corporations such as Merck, to Nazi Germany, to the American military after 9/11--Kellerman makes key distinctions among five different types of followers: Isolates, Bystanders, Participants, Activists, and Diehards. And she explains how they relate not only to their leaders but also to each other. Thanks to Followership, we can finally appreciate the ways in which those with relatively fewer sources of power, authority, and influence are consequential. Moreover, they are getting bolder and more strategic. As Kellerman makes crystal clear, to fixate on leaders at the expense of followers is to do so at our peril. The latter are every bit as important as the former, which makes this book required reading for superiors and subordinates alike
The end of leadership by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

16 editions published between 2012 and 2014 in English and held by 1,065 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"One of our foremost leadership experts dismantles obsolete assumptions and stimulates a new conversation about leadership in the twenty-first century. Becoming a leader has become a mantra. The explosive growth of the 'leadership industry' is based on the belief that leading is a path to power and money, a medium for achievement, and a mechanism for creating change. But there are other, parallel truths: that leaders of every stripe are in disrepute; that the tireless and often superficial teaching of leadership has brought us no closer to nirvana; and that followers nearly everywhere have become, on the one hand, disappointed and disillusioned, and, on the other, entitled and emboldened. The End of Leadership tells two tales. The first is about change--about how and why leadership and followership have changed over time, especially in the last forty years. As a result of cultural evolution and technological revolution, the balance of power between leaders and followers has shifted--with leaders becoming weaker and followers stronger. The second narrative is about the leadership industry itself. In this provocative and critical volume, Barbara Kellerman raises questions about leadership as both a scholarly pursuit and a set of practical skills: Does the industry do what it claims to do--grow leaders? Does the research justify the undertaking? Do we adequately measure the results of our efforts? Are leaders as all-important as we think they are? What about followers? Isn't teaching good followership as important now as teaching good leadership? Finally, Kellerman asks: Given the precipitous decline of leaders in the estimation of their followers, are there alternatives to the existing models--ways of teaching leadership that take into account the vicissitudes of the twenty-first century? The End of Leadership takes on all these questions and then some--making it necessary reading for business, political, and community leaders alike."--Publisher's website
The political presidency : practice of leadership by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and Spanish and held by 954 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and leadership : the state of play and strategies for change by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 902 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book provides the most comprehensive account to date of women's persistent underrepresentation in leadership roles, why it matters, and what can be done to change it
Leadership : multidisciplinary perspectives( Book )

11 editions published between 1984 and 2002 in English and Undetermined and held by 720 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Political leadership : a source book( Book )

12 editions published between 1986 and 2000 in English and Undetermined and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The President as world leader by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

4 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 375 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership and negotiation in the Middle East( Book )

8 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women leaders in American politics( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in English and held by 298 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership : essential selections on power, authority, and influence by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

10 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides analysis of the works of history's greatest authorities on leadership, in a book that includes writings from a number of influential figures, ranging from Lincoln to Lenin, Hobbes to Havel, and Machiavelli to Marx
Professionalizing leadership by Barbara Kellerman( )

7 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

" Over the last 40 years, the leadership industry has grown exponentially. Yet leadership education, training, and development still fall far short. Moreover, leaders are demeaned, degraded, and derided as they never were before. Why? The problem is leadership has stayed stuck. It has remained an occupation instead of becoming a profession. Unlike medicine and law, leadership has no core curriculum considered essential. It has no widely agreed on metric, or criteria for qualification. And it has no professional association to oversee the conduct of its members or assure minimum standards. Professionalizing Leadership looks to a past in which learning to lead was the most important of eruditions. It looks to a present in which learning to lead is as effortless as ubiquitous. And it looks to a future in which learning to be a leader might look different altogether - it might resemble the far more rigorous process of learning to be a doctor or a lawyer. As it stands now, the military is the only major American institution that gets it right. It assumes leadership is a profession that requires those who practice it to be taught in accordance with high professional standards. Barbara Kellerman draws on the military experience specifically to develop a template for learning how to lead generally. Leadership in the first quarter of the present century is different from what it was even in the last quarter of the past century - which is why leadership taught casually and carelessly should no longer suffice. Professionalizing Leadership addresses precisely the problem of how to prepare leaders in accordance with professional norms. It provides the template necessary for transforming leadership from dubious occupation to respectable profession. "--
Dying for love by Gwen Moffat( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Culchet is everyone's idea of the idyllic Lake District village. Then, without warning, that peace is shattered when two deaths occur within a short space of time. And, unsuspected in this sleepy village, passions are waiting to erupt - driven by a lust for power, for possessions, and for merciless and fatal love
Willy Brandt, portrait of the leader as young politician by Barbara Kellerman( )

6 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cattiva leadership : quando il lato oscuro della natura umana prende il comando by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

1 edition published in 2005 in Italian and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phụ nữ và quyền lãnh đạo by Barbara Kellerman( Book )

1 edition published in 2009 in Vietnamese and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harvard business review on the mind of the leader( Book )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How do leaders view themselves? What thought processes govern their actions? From the impact of narcissism on leaders' effectiveness to the crises and challenges that each stage of leadership brings, this book helps leaders gain a deeper understanding of their complex role
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2 editions published in 2010 in Korean and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Bad leadership : what it is, how it happens, why it matters
Alternative Names

Kellerman, Barbara Louise 1939-

Барбара Келлерман

켈러먼, 바바라

켈러먼, 바버라

Bad leadership : what it is, how it happens, why it mattersFollowership : how followers are creating change and changing leadersThe political presidency : practice of leadershipWomen and leadership : the state of play and strategies for changeLeadership : multidisciplinary perspectivesThe President as world leaderLeadership and negotiation in the Middle EastLeadership : essential selections on power, authority, and influenceHarvard business review on the mind of the leader