A Collective Biography of Twelve World-class Leaders: A Study on Developing Exemplary Leaders

A Collective Biography of Twelve World-class Leaders: A Study on Developing Exemplary Leaders

By: John R. Shoup (author)Paperback

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This collective biography on twelve world-class leaders provides timeless principles on how families, as well as educational, civic, religious, and military organizations, can facilitate the development of exemplary leaders. The biographies and autobiographies of great leaders reveal the importance of an involved parent, happy childhood, plethora of 'apprenticeships,' rich formal and informal education, a steady stream of prodigious patrons, gracious critics, and a favorable fate.

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John R. Shoup is Associate Dean of the Dr. Bonnie G. Metcalf School of Education at California Baptist University. Professor Shoup holds a Ph.D. in Education from the University of California, Riverside and a Master of Divinity and a Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois.


Chapter 1 List of Tables Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 Leadership Studies: An Overview: Trends in Leadership Studies; Synthesis of the Trends Chapter 5 Old Question: New Approach: Additional Research Warranted to Advance Leadership Studies; An Additional Method of Inquiry for Leadership Studies; Methodology; Sample Selection Chapter 6 Seven Influences: Involved Parents; A Happy Childhood; Formal and Informal Education; Prodigious Patrons; Critics and Adversaries; Apprenticeships/Sequences of Success; Favorable Fate Chapter 7 Conclusions Chapter 8 Appendix A Chapter 9 Appendix B Chapter 10 References

Product Details

  • publication date: 14/03/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780761831594
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 100
  • ID: 9780761831594
  • weight: 158
  • ISBN10: 0761831592

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