Month

May 2012

All posts published in May 2012

11 posts

DISSERTATION NOTICES

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This three-year narrative study tells the stories of five women leaders working within the council for christian colleges & Universities (cccU). Women leaders are underrepresented within this sector of higher education compared to other religious and/or pr... More »

MORAL BIOGRAPHY OF ANDREW JACKSON

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Introduction Last year’s United States elections heated up debate on morality (or lack thereof) in politics and candidates. the airwaves were humming with talk about the good or evil that “politicians” bring to society, and at times it seemed as if the moralit... More »

STEVE JOBS

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The title of this 656-page biography is simple and yet conjures up a wide array of images depending on the person reading it: Steve Jobs. as a household name, Steve Jobs the person, the legend, means different things to different people. he is well known as th... More »

A SAILOR LOOKS AT LEADERSHIP

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Randy Deering applies leadership principles from his sailing experience to business and other areas of everyday life in this enjoyable, easy-to-read book on leadership. though sailing seems to take a minor role in A Sailor Looks at Leadership, the author takes... More »

HALFTIME

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In Halftime, Bob Buford argues for the importance of developing a life’s purpose in order to live a life of significance. he presents a process for developing our personal purpose and constructing a plan for its realization. Buford describes us as being in a l... More »

ETHICS IN LEADERSHIP

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A discussion of ethics in leadership must be overdue, given a recent business column entitled “Do Jerks Make Better Leaders?” the column, by Geoffrey Nunberg (2012), was originally published in The Washington Post, and was excerpted in The Week magazine. citin... More »