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By Warren Bennis

Deemed “the dean of management professionals” by way of Forbes journal, Warren Bennis has for years persuasively argued that leaders aren't born—they are made. Delving into the characteristics that outline management, the folks who exemplify it, and the recommendations that any one can follow to accomplish it, his vintage paintings On turning into a Leader has served as a resource of crucial perception for numerous readers. In a global more and more outlined via turbulence and uncertainty, the decision to management is extra pressing than ever.

Featuring a provocative new advent, this re-creation will motivate a clean iteration of strength leaders to excellence.

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