Leadership for the 21st Century

Combining research, literary and biographical examples of leadership, and interviews with leaders and followers, this book provides an in-depth overview of leadership that identifies what works-and what doesn't. * Examines key aspects of leadership in the modern world, such as the role of diversity in leading others and the value of social media in leadership * Addresses real-world challenges leaders face, such as the role of the previous leader's success or failure in defining the task for the new leader * Derives leadership lessons from characters and situations found in literature and popular culture, from William Shakespeare to Star Wars