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Any executive, whether in business, education, or government service, will find food for thought in this comprehensive, realistic, and concrete account of administrative leadership. Melvin Copeland has long been widely known as a consultant to business on administrative problems and as a teacher. His book is based primarily on his personal experience and first-hand study of management’s practices and problems. He is therefore able to illustrate all his major points by concrete examples taken from real life. His freshly written book discusses the fundamentals of administration and organization, outlines the qualities needed for the attainment of executive leadership, and places in its proper perspective the social importance of effective leadership. Copeland has participated in the analysis and discussion of hundreds of concrete cases in business administration. He has served as consultant to 45 companies and trade groups, and in various governmental capacities. This wide experience is reflected in the down-to-earth practicality of The Executive at Work. It is a book for administrators in all fields.