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chapter TWO

Consider the Current Realities and Expectations

This book deals mainly with leadership in formal organizations—small, medium, and large businesses; governmental and military agencies; professional, civic, and trade associations; charitable, educational, and religious systems, and so forth. Within these are, of course, teams, project groups, production shifts, departments, branches, offices, divisions, and subsidiaries—where most leadership is actually taking place. Leadership also occurs in other settings, and our discussions in this book apply to these as well. There are leaders on sports teams, among yacht crews, and in teachers' ...

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