Author(s): Harvard Business Review
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1. What Makes a Leader? Daniel Goleman 2. What Makes an Effective Executive Peter F. Drucker 3. What Leaders Really Do John P. Kotter 4. The Work of Leadership Heifetz, Ronald A. and Laurie, Donald L. 5. Why Should Anyone Be Led by You? Goffee, Robert and Jones, Gareth 6. Crucibles of Leadership Bennis, Warren G. and Thomas, Robert J. 7. Level 5 Leadership: The Triumph of Humility and Fierce Resolve Collins, Jim 8. Seven Transformations of Leadership Rooke, David and Torbert, William R. 9. Discovering Your Authentic Leadership Bill George, Peter Sims, Andrew N. McLean, and Diana Mayer 10. In Praise of the Incomplete Leader Deborah Ancona, Thomas W. Malone, Wanda J. Orlikowski, and Peter M. Senge