Chapter 14. The Heart of Leadership

In the introduction to Part Three, I talk about Drucker's thoughts on military leadership—some carefully concealed, others explicit from his very early writings—until the 2000s when he boldly claimed the military's training and development of leaders as preeminent in both quality and quantity over all other institutions.[129] However, for me the confirmation of his point of view was not his words in the classroom, those written in his books, or even this strong testimonial for military leadership in Frances Hesselbein's book. Rather, it came from a discussion we had over lunch in an Italian restaurant in Claremont, California. I'll get to that shortly.

Command-and-Control Leadership

Conventional wisdom is that ...

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