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Are current concepts of leadership appropriate for today's organizations? What will tomorrow's leadership need to be like? Is there a best approach to leadership? With a huge range of definitions and theories of leadership available, the field has become confusing for both students and practitioners alike. This text provides a framework for making sense of the field. In Part One, Gayle C Avery integrates a fragmented field into four broad paradigms or forms of leadership, helping to simplify and clarify the ill-defined field of leadership. The second part provides 10 case studies from leading organizations across Europe, Australia and the United States to illustrate how diverse leadership can be in successful organizations. At the end of each case, specific questions guide the reader in interpreting ...

Schering-Plough: Mentoring Presidents
Schering-plough: Mentoring presidents

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Max von Dach, former CEO of Schering-Plough2

Max von Dach began his business education in Bern and Neuenberg in Switzerland, followed by further study at Harvard Business School. His career started at the former Swiss chemical giant, Ciba Geigy. During part of his time there, he took a management role in India. He then moved to what became known ...

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