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Plato (c. 428–c. 348 BCE)

  • By: Benjamin Jowett
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership
  • Keywords:Plato

Greek philosopher

While volumes have been written about Plato's politics, little research has focused on his views of leadership and the education of leaders. Yet Plato's work is important to leadership studies because his observations of leaders provide scholars with some of ...

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