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Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.

Divorced from ethics, leadership is reduced to management and politics to mere technique.

In real life, the most practical advice for leaders is not to treat pawns like pawns, nor princes like princes, but all persons like persons. ---->>>

Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership.

Woodrow Wilson called for leaders who, by boldly interpreting the nation's conscience, could lift a people out of their everyday selves. That people can be lifted into their better selves is the secret of transforming leadership.

Leaders are not pale reflectors of major social conflicts; they play up some, play down others, ignore still others. ---->>>

A revolution is an act of violence whereby one class shatters the authority of another. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 08-03, 1918
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Die: 2014-07-15
Occupation: Author
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James MacGregor Burns (August 3, 1918 in Melrose, MA – July 15, 2014 in Williamstown, MA) was an American historian and political scientist, presidential biographer, and authority on leadership studies. He was the Woodrow Wilson Professor of Government Emeritus at Williams College and Distinguished Leadership Scholar at the James MacGregor Burns Academy of Leadership of the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland, College Park (wikipedia)