Thomas Jefferson on Leadership : Executive Lessons from His Life and Letters

Thomas Jefferson on Leadership : Executive Lessons from His Life and Letters

  • Plume(2002/04発売)
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  • 製本 Paperback:紙装版/ペーパーバック版/ページ数 252 p.
  • 言語 ENG,ENG
  • 商品コード 9780452283114
  • DDC分類 973.46092

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In Thomas Jefferson on Leadership, bestselling business author and acknowledged Jefferson expert Coy Barefoot shares the inspiring lessons of this master politician, philosopher, lawyer, scientist, musician, architect, writer, and farmer to give readers a blueprint for getting ahead -- in business and in life. They include: -- Finding a safe haven for reflection and repose, as Jefferson did by building Monticello -- Documenting your experiences and beliefs, as Jefferson did in his Commonplace Book -- Supporting exploration and mapping uncharted regions, as Jefferson did by organizing the Lewis & Clark "Corps of Discovery" expedition -- Being a collector of proteges, as Jefferson was with young James Madison and James Monroe Thomas Jefferson believed that leadership is a skill that can be learned, and this is an inspiring and essential handbook for all Americans, for the boardroom and beyond.

Table of Contents

The First Lesson                                   ix
Jefferson the Student 1 (21)
Jefferson the Architect 22 (11)
Jefferson the Revolutionary 33 (31)
Jefferson the Legislator 64 (22)
Jefferson the Warrior 86 (22)
Jefferson the Slaveholder 108(15)
Jefferson the Diplomat 123(22)
Jefferson the Statesman 145(33)
Jefferson the President 178(29)
Jefferson the Educator 207(25)
The Final Challenge 232(5)
Further Reading 237(4)
Acknowledgments 241(2)
Index 243