Eisenhower on Leadership

Eisenhower on Leadership

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Based on the findings in recently released archive papers and letters, as well as extensive library and historical resources, Alan Axelrod offers a compelling profile of the remarkable leadership discipline of a general often called a qmilitary CEO.q In fascinating detail, Axelrod reveals that Ike was more than a great military leader; he was also a great executive who coulda€”and dida€”write a reassuring letter to the mother of a solider one moment and make decisions impacting millions of lives the next. Follow Ike's path as Supreme Commander from the invasion of North Africa to victory in Europe and learn the lessons of great leadership along the way, including: The nature of leadership Managing detail without sacrificing the a€œbig picturea€ Ensuring follow-through to execution Building a team Converting conflict into common cause Getting the facts and making plans Mentoring, motivating, and inspiringhower would make a good president. Ike shot back, disavowing any ambition other than to win the war: a€œFor a soldier to turn from his war duty for any reason is to be guilty of treachery to his country and disloyalty to his superiors. The Presidentanbsp;...

Title:Eisenhower on Leadership
Author:Alan Axelrod, Peter Georgescu
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2010-03-02


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