The art of command : military leadership from George Washington to Colin Powell / edited by Harry S. Laver and Jeffrey J. Matthews.
Contributor(s): Laver, Harry S | Matthews, Jeffrey J.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2008Description: 1 online resource (xvi, 276 pages) : illustrations.Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780813173122; 0813173124; 9780813138923; 0813138922; 1282937405; 9781282937406.Subject(s): Generals -- United States -- Biography | Admirals -- United States -- Biography | Command of troops -- Case studiesAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Art of command.DDC classification: 355.3/3041092273 | B Other classification: 15.85 | 89.81 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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What essential leadership lessons do we learn by distilling the actions and ideas of great military commanders such as George Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower, and Colin Powell? The Art of Command illustrates that great leaders become great through a commitment not only to develop vital skills but also to surmount personal shortcomings. Harry S. Laver, Jeffrey J. Matthews, and the other contributing authors identify nine core characteristics of highly effective leadership, such as integrity, determination, vision, and charisma, and nine significant figures in American military history whose ca.
Cover Page; Cover Page; Title Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Contents; Foreword; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Acknowledgments; Introduction: Leadership for War and Peace; Introduction: Leadership for War and Peace; 1. Integrity and Leadership: George Washington; 1. Integrity and Leadership: George Washington; 2. Determination and Leadership: Ulysses S. Grant; 2. Determination and Leadership: Ulysses S. Grant; 3. Institutional Leadership: George C. Marshall; 3. Institutional Leadership: George C. Marshall; 4. Cross-Cultural Leadership: Dwight D. Eisenhower.