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Lawyers as Leaders.

By: Rhode, Deborah L.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, USA, 2013Description: 1 online resource (313 p.).ISBN: 9780199896233.Subject(s): Lawyers -- United States -- Psychology | Leadership -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States | Leadership -- United States -- Psychological aspects | Leadership -- United States | Practice of law -- United States -- Psychological aspectsGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Lawyers as LeadersDDC classification: 340.023 | 340.068/4 | 340.0684 LOC classification: KF298 .R48 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Lawyers as Leaders; 2. The Nature of Leadership; 3. Developing Leadership; 4. Leadership Capabilities; 5. Ethics in Leadership; 6. Leadership Scandals; 7. Diversity in Leadership; 8. Leadership in Law Firms; 9. Leadership for Social Change; 10. The Leader's Legacy; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
Summary: No occupation in America supplies a greater proportion of leaders than the legal profession, yet it has done little to prepare them for this role. Lawyers sit at the helm of a vast array of powerful law firms, businesses, governmental, and nonprofit organizations. Two of the last three presidents have been lawyers. And yet almost no occupation rouses greater public distrust. This paradox raises two important questions: Why do we look to lawyers to lead, and why do so many of them prove to be so ill-prepared for that role? In Lawyers as Leaders, eminent law professor Deborah Rhode not only answ
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Cover; Contents; Acknowledgments; 1. Lawyers as Leaders; 2. The Nature of Leadership; 3. Developing Leadership; 4. Leadership Capabilities; 5. Ethics in Leadership; 6. Leadership Scandals; 7. Diversity in Leadership; 8. Leadership in Law Firms; 9. Leadership for Social Change; 10. The Leader's Legacy; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z

No occupation in America supplies a greater proportion of leaders than the legal profession, yet it has done little to prepare them for this role. Lawyers sit at the helm of a vast array of powerful law firms, businesses, governmental, and nonprofit organizations. Two of the last three presidents have been lawyers. And yet almost no occupation rouses greater public distrust. This paradox raises two important questions: Why do we look to lawyers to lead, and why do so many of them prove to be so ill-prepared for that role? In Lawyers as Leaders, eminent law professor Deborah Rhode not only answ

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Deborah Rhode is the Ernest W. McFarland Professor of Law at Stanford Law School. Her books include The Beauty Bias: (OUP 2011), Access to Justice (OUP 2005), and In the Interests of Justice: Reforming the Legal Profession (OUP 2003).

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