Leadership in Administration: A Sociological Interpretation

Foundational study of how organizations work and how leadership promotes them. Long cited by scholars in many fields and assigned in classwork in many departments, this book is considered to have virtually created the field of institutional-leadership management. Beyond the usual platitudes and generalities of leadership, this book takes a realistic look at what successful management means. More

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About Philip Selznick

Philip Selznick (1919-2010) taught generations of students as Professor of Law and Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He was the founding chair of the Center for the Study of Law and Society and of the Jurisprudence and Social Policy Program in the School of Law at Berkeley. His other books include The Organizational Weapon, Law, Society and Industrial Justice, Law and Society in Transition (with Philippe Nonet), The Moral Commonwealth, The Communitarian Persuasion, and A Humanist Science.

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