A Failure of Nerve
Andrew Samwick, Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving '72a P'10 Professor of Economics and Director, Nelson A. Rockefeller Center for Public Policy and the Social Sciences

In contrast to theories of leadership that emphasize teamwork and the characteristics of the group, in A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix, Edwin H. Friedman makes a compelling case for leadership based on the leaders' ability to differentiate themselves and maintain their integrity.