Leadership in a Society of Free and Responsible Individuals


This conference was on the meaning of leadership. We discussed what leadership means for modern free market societies where commerce and commercial institutions play a special role.


Conference Readings

The Endurance: Shackleton's Legendary Antarctic Expedition. Directed by George Butler. Culver City, California: Sony Pictures, 2003. DVD.

Burns, James MacGregor. Leadership. New York: Harper Perennial, 1978.

Cadbury, Sir Adrian. “Ethical Managers Make Their Own Rules.” Harvard Business Review (1986): 2-6.

Cowen, Tyler and David Parker. Markets in the Firm: A Market-Process Approach to Management. London: The Institute of Economic Affairs, 1997.

DePree, Max. Leadership is an Art. New York: Currency-Doubleday, 2004.

Greenleaf, Robert K. Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Power & Greatness. New York: Paulist Press, 2002.

Kotter, John, “What Leaders Really Do” In Harvard Business Review on Leadership, Boston: Harvard Business School Press, 1998. 37-60.

Machiavelli, Niccolo. The Prince. Translated by Harvey C. Mansfield. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press, 1998.

Tzu, Sun. The Art of War. Translated by Samuel B. Griffith. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1971.