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Higher Standard of Leadership : Lessons from the Life of Gandhi

Higher Standard of Leadership : Lessons from the Life of Gandhi - 94 edition

Higher Standard of Leadership : Lessons from the Life of Gandhi - 94 edition

ISBN13: 9781576750117

ISBN10: 1576750116

Higher Standard of Leadership : Lessons from the Life of Gandhi by Keshavan Nair - ISBN 9781576750117
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 94
Copyright: 1994
Publisher: Berrett-Koehler Publishers
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Higher Standard of Leadership : Lessons from the Life of Gandhi by Keshavan Nair - ISBN 9781576750117

ISBN13: 9781576750117

ISBN10: 1576750116

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 94

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Author Bio

Nair, Keshavan : The Ohio State University Main Campus / Indian Institute of Technology in Kampur

Keshavan Nair was born in Patalia, India, and as a young man began his study of Gandhi. Educated in the British and American systems, Nair has a background in Eastern philosophy and religion, engineering, and decision and risk analysis. He has been a corporate executive and has served on the faculties of Ohio State University and the Indian Institute of Technology in Kampur, India. A management consultant and lecturer who works with corporations and government agencies around the world on improving the process and quality of leadership, Nair has offices in San Francisco and Denver. He is the author of Beyond Winning: The Handbook for the Leadership Revolution. and A Higher Standard of Leadership: Lessons from the Life of Gandhi.


Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Part I: A Single Standard of Conduct

1. Why a Single Standard
2. Develop a Basis for the Single Standard Commit to Absolute Values
3. Acknowledge the Ideal Commit to the Journey
4. Develop the Guide That Will Keep You on the Path Commit to Training Your Conscience
5. Reduce Forces That Lead You Astray·Commit to Reducing Privilege and Attachments
6. Be Willing to Stand Scrutiny Commit to Minimizing Secrecy
7. The Essential Quality Courage


Part II: The Spirit of Service

8. Leadership Is Service
9. Focus on Responsibilities Not Rights
10. Values Based and Policy Based Service
11. A Personal Commitment to Service
12. Understanding the Needs of the People You Wish to Serve
13. Power and Service in Harmony

Part III: Decisions and Actions Bounded by Moral Principles

14. The Moral Dimension in Decisions and Actions
15. Principles of Governance
16. Creating Integrity in the Decision Process
17. Changing the Standard for Decision Making
18. Bringing a Moral Dimension to Implementation