Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental purchases.
FREE SHIPPING
ON EVERY ORDER!
LIST PRICE:
$26.95

OUR PRICE:
$20.01

You may extend rentals at any time.


The Ignorant Maestro How Great Leaders Inspire Unpredictable Brilliance

ISBN: 9781591847236 | 1591847230
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Portfolio Hardcover
Pub. Date: 5/19/2015

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
What leaders in any field can learn from legendary conductors and their mixtures of control and letting go.

A conductor in front of his orchestra is an iconic symbol of leadership—but what does a maestro actually do in order to create unity, excellence and harmony? And how can a leader in other fields, remote from violin playing and Mozart, benefit from observing orchestral conductors?

Itay Talgam explores the different ways a maestro can work with his orchestra, by examining the leadership styles of six of the most famous and distinctive conductors of all time: the commanding Ricardo Muti, the fatherly and passionate Arturo Toscanini, the calm Richard Strauss, the guru-like Herbert von Karajan, the dancing Carlos Kleiber, and the master of dialogue Leonard Bernstein.

Against the backdrop of traditional controlling leadership, Talgam shows how great contemporary leadership mixes control and letting go, promotes new knowledge by choosing to be ignorant, creates unity through embracing gaps, and enhances leadership effectiveness by adopting keynote listening.

Using the same universal tools, leaders can conduct their organizations to their maximum potential—whether in business, education, government, sports, or any other field.

Related Products


  • Art of Possibility : Transforming Professional and Personal Life
    Art of Possibility : Transform...
  • Maestro : A Surprising Story about Leading by Listening
    Maestro : A Surprising Story a...
  • Smart Change Five Tools to Create New and Sustainable Habits in Yourself and Others
    Smart Change Five Tools to Cre...
  • The Gift of Maybe: Finding Hope and Possibility in Uncertain Times
    The Gift of Maybe: Finding Hop...
  • Who Moved My Cheese? : An Amazing Way to Deal with Change in Your Work and in Your Life
    Who Moved My Cheese? : An Amaz...
  • Who Moved My Cheese? : An Amazing Way to Deal with Change... in Your Work and in Your Life...
    Who Moved My Cheese? : An Amaz...


Please wait while this item is added to your cart...