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Leading Leaders by Jeswald W. Salacuse

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CHAPTER 6

TASK NO. 2: INTEGRATION

Making Stars a Team

The multitude that does not become a unity is confusion; the unity that does not depend on the multitude is tyranny.

—BLAISE PASCAL

A FEW DAYS into my tenure as dean of the Southern Methodist University Law School, a senior member of the faculty with whom I had been friendly, told me that he considered the dean’s role to be ‘‘custodial in nature.’’ My job, as far as he was concerned, was to keep the buildings operating and the staff responsive, and let the faculty get on with the essential work of teaching students and doing research. Hospital administrators, law firm managing partners, managing directors of financial services firms, and university presidents should not be overly disappointed ...

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