Book Brief: The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership

The Contrarian’s Guide to Leadership
By Steven B. Sample
Jossey-Bass, 2001
224 pages, $24

The President of the University of Southern California challenges conventional teachings about leadership in a guide that urges leaders and aspiring leaders to focus on such counterintuitive truths as (sometimes) compromising your principles, putting off decisions and using Machiavelli as a model.

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