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Kinds Of Powers - James Hillman

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Published: 1st January 1997
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In the boldest expose on the nature of power since Machiavelli, celebrated Jungian therapist James Hillman shows how the artful leader uses each of two dozen kinds of power with finesse and subtlety. Power, we often forget, has many faces, many different expressions. "Empowerment," writes best-selling Jungian analyst James Hillman, "comes from understanding the widest spectrum of possibilities for embracing power." If food means only meat and potatoes, your body suffers from your ignorance. When your idea of food expands, so does your strength. So it is with power. "James Hillman," says Robert Bly, "is the most lively and original psychologist we have had in America since William James." In "Kinds Of Power," Hillman addresses himself for the first time to a subject of great interest to business people. He gives much needed substance to the subject by showing us a broad experience of power, rooted in the body, the rnind, and the emotions, rather than the customary narrow interpretation that simply equates power with strength. Hillman's "anatomy" of power explores two dozen expressions of power every artful leader must understand and use, including: the language of power, control, influence, resistance, leadership, prestige, authority, exhibitionism, charisma, ambition, reputation, fearsomeness, tyranny, purism, subtle power, growth, and efficiency.

"From the Hardcover edition."

Opening the Bookp. 1
The Changing Heroics of Powerp. 25
Introductionp. 27
Efficiencyp. 33
Growthp. 45
Servicep. 66
Maintenancep. 83
Styles of Powerp. 93
The Language of Powerp. 95
Controlp. 109
Officep. 116
Prestigep. 120
Exhibitionismp. 125
Ambitionp. 131
Reputationp. 135
Influencep. 141
Resistancep. 144
Leadershipp. 148
Concentrationp. 156
Authorityp. 160
Persuasionp. 167
Charismap. 172
Risingp. 176
Decisionp. 180
Fearsomenessp. 185
Tyrannyp. 189
Vetop. 196
Purismp. 199
Subtle Powerp. 204
Myths of Power--Power of Mythsp. 217
Closing: On Power and Powersp. 243
Indexp. 251
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ISBN: 9780385489676
ISBN-10: 0385489676
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 1st January 1997
Publisher: DOUBLEDAY & CO
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 14.6  x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.27
Edition Number: 1