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Locating leadership success in political time : analysing presidents and prime ministers in historical context

McCaffrie, Brendan John


This thesis makes a theoretical contribution to the analysis of successful political leadership. It argues that we should judge leaders operating in different historical contexts by different criteria. Historical context shapes the opportunities leaders have to achieve their goals, enabling some leaders to achieve more than others. Furthermore, in different historical contexts society demands different types of leadership. Therefore, taking account of historical context allows us to make a fair...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Thesis (PhD)
DOI: 10.25911/5c6e71ad3bda5


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