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  • By: Niccolo Machiavelli, Leopold J. Pospisil & Winston Churchill
  • In: Encyclopedia of Leadership
  • Edited by: George R. Goethals, Georgia J. Sorenson & James MacGregor Burns
  • Subject:Leadership
  • Keywords:politics

The term politics derives from the ancient Greek term polis, meaning “city-state,” which was the typical form of political community in ancient Greece. We continue to use the term politics even though with the ...

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