Charismatic Leadership: Much Ado About Nothing




Editor's Note: In a 1988 Wall Street Street Journal entitled Leadership: More Doing Than Dash, Peter F. Drucker demolished the notion that effective leadership is linked to charisma.Jean Lipman-Blumen in The Drucker Difference (McGraw-Hill, 2010) penned a beautiful chapter entitled A Pox on Charisma. She provides provocative insights and thoughtful prescriptions about leadership in today's frightening world. Joseph Maciariello—considered by many the foremost expert on Drucker's teachin...
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