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dc.contributor.authorMantzouranis, Kleanthis
dc.date.accessioned2020-09-16T23:37:48Z
dc.date.available2020-09-16T23:37:48Z
dc.date.issued2018-09
dc.identifier.citationMantzouranis , K 2018 , ' Thucydides' assessments of Pericles and Alcibiades as a lesson in leadership ethics ' , Polis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thought , vol. 35 , no. 2 , pp. 523-547 . https://doi.org/10.1163/20512996-12340178en
dc.identifier.issn0142-257X
dc.identifier.otherPURE: 252061151
dc.identifier.otherPURE UUID: 6eb711c4-107e-4c43-b16e-3e47485bb043
dc.identifier.otherScopus: 85054034394
dc.identifier.otherWOS: 000445255100010
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10023/20636
dc.description.abstractThe present study examines Thucydides’ assessments of Pericles (2.65) and Alcibiades (6.15) drawing on advances from Leadership Studies. Moving away from conceptions of leadership as a quality of individuals, modern leadership theory views leadership as a relational process between leaders and followers. Thucydides’ assessments of Pericles and Alcibiades examine not only their effectiveness (i.e., their success or failure in conducting the war), but more importantly, the impact of their personal ethics on their relationship with followers. For Thucydides, both leaders displayed administrative competence, but their diverse adherence to ethical principles had a grave impact on their interaction with followers and consequently on their position as leaders. The comparative study of the two passages highlights how Thucydides’ understanding of leadership as a relational process anticipates an important strand of modern leadership theory according to which both effectiveness and ethics are inextricably intertwined in the concept of good leadership.
dc.language.isoeng
dc.relation.ispartofPolis: The Journal for Ancient Greek Political Thoughten
dc.rightsCopyright 2018 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands. This work has been made available online in accordance with the publisher’s policies. This is the author created accepted version manuscript following peer review and as such may differ slightly from the final published version. The final published version of this work is available at https://doi.org/10.1163/20512996-12340178en
dc.subjectThucydidesen
dc.subjectPericlesen
dc.subjectAlcibiadesen
dc.subjectPolitical leadershipen
dc.subjectLeadership ethicsen
dc.subjectJC Political theoryen
dc.subjectPA Classical philologyen
dc.subjectT-NDASen
dc.subject.lccJCen
dc.subject.lccPAen
dc.titleThucydides' assessments of Pericles and Alcibiades as a lesson in leadership ethicsen
dc.typeJournal articleen
dc.description.versionPostprinten
dc.contributor.institutionUniversity of St Andrews.School of Classicsen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1163/20512996-12340178
dc.description.statusPeer revieweden
dc.date.embargoedUntil2020-09-17


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