Leadership and Discovery by George R. Goethals, J. Thomas Wren

By George R. Goethals, J. Thomas Wren

Leadership and Discovery explores the belief of management by means of coming near near discovery because the made from interplay and collaboration, and during a variety of themes: from the invention of the recent global by way of Christopher Columbus to the NASA area Program.  members contain historian Felipe Fernández-Armesto, astronomer Karen Kwitter, psychologist David A. Dunning, theologian Ronald F. Thiemann, and previous NASA astronaut Jeffrey A. Hoffman.

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For good reason we usually look to New England for examples of leadership. Plymouth Plantation and the Massachusetts Bay Colony, in retrospect, appear as models of stability and religiosity, two values favored by Americans. ” 9 Jamestown has had its boosters, particularly Virginians who wanted to create an origin story every bit as powerful as New England’s. 10 Most have argued that Jamestown stood for some sorts of American values, but not those associated with the Puritans or the Pilgrims.

Edu/CaltechOH:OH_Schmidt_M. (Accessed July 8, 2007). 26 Karen B. Kwitter 10. bid. 11. Michel Mayor and Didier Queloz, “A Jupiter-Mass Companion to a Solar-Type Star,” Nature 378, no. 6555 (1995): 355–359. 12. org. 13. Wendy Freedman, quoted in Ann Finkbeiner, “Good Morning Gentlemen and Meg,” Astronomy Magazine, November 2000, 56–61. 14. Patrick W. McCray, Giant Telescopes: Astronomical Ambition and the Promise of Technology (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2004). 15. Helmut A. Abt, “The Future of Single-Authored Papers,” Scientometrics 73, no.

One, the older exceptionalist narrative, sees America as humanity’s great hope, and the Jamestown story, or any other origin myth for that matter, as part of an almost providential drama. This colonizing venture has an air of inevitability. Even in this admittedly shaky foundation what makes us American is evident. The second, generally of more recent vintage, regards America as the destroyer of worlds and Jamestown as the first place the inexorable march of othering subalterns would be witnessed in what would be the United States.

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