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The effective presidency

Erwin C. Hargrove

The effective presidency

lessons on leadership from John F. Kennedy to George W. Bush

by Erwin C. Hargrove

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Published by Paradigm Publishers in Boulder, CO .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementErwin C. Hargrove.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsJK
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 284 p. ;
Number of Pages284
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22763824M
ISBN 109781594514111

What Makes an Effective President An effective president is one who must have certain traits in order to lead the country in the best way. Such things would include being the best in: Economic, Foreign and Domestic Affairs, Party Leader, Chief Executive, and Commander in Chief. The book written by James Taranto and Leonard Leo, ‘Presidential Leadership: Rating the Best and the Worst in the White House’ is one of these analytical books shoving the presidents into a ranking by using a survey of professors of history, law and political science to rate them.

  Relic: How Our Constitution Undermines Effective Government--and Why We Need a More Powerful Presidency William G. Howell, Terry M. Moe Basic Books, - Political Science - pages. Lyndon B. Johnson was elected vice president of the United States in and became the 36th president in , following the assassination of John F. :

Effective presidents have a strategic vision and a direction in which they want to lead the country. , and every book written about it – except a very eccentric book written by a woman who. The president of the United States is the head of state and head of government of the United States, indirectly elected to a 4-year term by the people through the Electoral officeholder leads the executive branch of the federal government and is the commander-in-chief of the United States Armed Forces.. Since the office was established in , 44 men have served as president.


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Among his books are The President as Leader: Appealing to the Better Angels of Our Nature (University Press of Kansas ), Presidential Leadership: Personality and Political Style (Addison-Wesley ), The Power of the Modern Presidency (Temple University Press ), and Jimmy Carter as President: Leadership and the Politics of the Public Good (Louisiana State University Press ).Format: Paperback.

Every four years the American public goes to the polls in hopes of electing a hero to the presidency, trying to find someone larger than life. But heroes are hard to find and sometimes they turn out to be villains.

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Dwight D. Eisenhower, as supreme commander of Allied forces during World War II, led the massive invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe that began on D-Day. Later, as U.S president, he managed Cold War.