Force For Change : How Leadership Differs from Management

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Title Force For Change : How Leadership Differs from Management
Publication Type Book
Pub Year 1990
Authors Kotter, J. P.
Publisher Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing Group
Keywords achievement, belonging, control, ideals, leadership, management, recognition, self-esteem
Notes leadership"Leadership is different [from management]. Achieving grand visions despite the obstacles always requires an occasional burst of energy, the kind that certain motivational and inspirational processes can provide. Such processes accomplish their energizing effect, not by pushing people in the right direction, as a control mechanism often does, but by satisfying very basic human needs: for achievement, belonging, recognition, self-esteem, a sense of control over one's life, and living up to one's ideals. These processes touch us deeply and powerfully, and elicit a most powerful response." (p. 63)