The Resource Lincoln on Leadership for Today : Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues, Donald T. Phillips

Lincoln on Leadership for Today : Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues, Donald T. Phillips

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Lincoln on Leadership for Today : Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues
Title
Lincoln on Leadership for Today
Title remainder
Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues
Statement of responsibility
Donald T. Phillips
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"Abraham Lincoln is recognized as one of history's finest leaders, a great president when the United States was under tremendous strain. But suppose he were alive today? How would Lincoln deal with today's high-pressure issues, from politics to business? Based on a lifelong study of Lincoln's life, writings, and speeches, best-selling author Donald T. Phillips offers compelling ideas on how Lincoln would employ his exemplary leadership and executive style. How would Lincoln handle today's frayed race relations, terrorism at home and abroad, gun control, and the influence of special interest groups on Congress? What would have been Lincoln's reaction to the invasion of Iraq? How would he have handled the Great Recession? What would be his stance on science and climate change? How did Lincoln feel about government entitlement programs? Would he have them at all? How would he feel about the growing gap between the haves and the have-nots, a worker's right to strike, the minimum wage, and labor unions? Would Lincoln have a mobile phone and embrace the whirl of social media? Phillips hews very closely to Lincoln's extensive writings and records to offer a fascinating look at how we might solve some of our most challenging problems, Lincoln-style, "--Amazon.com
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1952-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips, Donald T.
Dewey number
973.7
Index
index present
LC call number
E457.2
LC item number
.P543 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Political leadership
Label
Lincoln on Leadership for Today : Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues, Donald T. Phillips
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-308) and index
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volume
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nc
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rdacarrier
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
Contents
A just and generous and prosperous system -- Nonintervention in other countries as a sacred principle of international law -- To emancipate the mind -- Rising with the occasion -- The eternal struggle between right and wrong -- The tendency of prosperity to breed tyrants -- The better angels of our nature -- With firmness in the right -- The middle ground -- No less than national -- The fiery trial -- The thunderbolt -- A more elevated position -- A fair chance in the race of life -- This terrible, bloody war -- With malice toward none -- Peace with all nations
Control code
ocn957647780
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9780544814646
Lccn
2016041287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957647780
Label
Lincoln on Leadership for Today : Abraham Lincoln's Approach to Twenty-First-Century Issues, Donald T. Phillips
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 305-308) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A just and generous and prosperous system -- Nonintervention in other countries as a sacred principle of international law -- To emancipate the mind -- Rising with the occasion -- The eternal struggle between right and wrong -- The tendency of prosperity to breed tyrants -- The better angels of our nature -- With firmness in the right -- The middle ground -- No less than national -- The fiery trial -- The thunderbolt -- A more elevated position -- A fair chance in the race of life -- This terrible, bloody war -- With malice toward none -- Peace with all nations
Control code
ocn957647780
Dimensions
22 cm
Extent
x, 324 pages
Isbn
9780544814646
Lccn
2016041287
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)957647780

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