Shackleton's Way Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer

ISBN-10: 0142002364
ISBN-13: 9780142002360
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Description: Sir Ernest Shackleton has been called "the greatest leader that ever came on God's earth, bar none" for saving the lives of the twenty-seven men stranded with him in the Antarctic for almost two years. Today the public can't get enough of this  More...

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Book details

List price: $17.00
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 8/27/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.25" wide x 7.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Sir Ernest Shackleton has been called "the greatest leader that ever came on God's earth, bar none" for saving the lives of the twenty-seven men stranded with him in the Antarctic for almost two years. Today the public can't get enough of this once-forgotten explorer, and his actions have made him a model for great leadership and masterful crisis management. Now, through anecdotes, the diaries of the men in his crew, and Shackleton's own writing, Shackleton's leadership style and time-honored principles are translated for the modern business world. Written by two veteran business observers and illustrated with ship photographer Frank Hurley's masterpieces and other rarely seen photos, this practical book helps today's leaders follow Shackleton's triumphant example.

Margot Morrell, a financial representative with Fidelity Investments, has worked in corporate America for twenty-four years. She has a master's degree in library science & has been a student of Sir Ernest Shackleton's life & work for more than 15 years. She lives in New York City.

Stephanie Capparell, a journalist for more than 20 years, is a special writer for "The Wall Street Journal's" Marketplace front page. She lives in New York City.

Preface
Introduction
The Path to Leadership
Hiring an Outstanding Crew
Creating a Spirit of Camaraderie
Getting the Best from Each Individual
Leading Effectively in a Crisis
Forming Teams for Tough Assignments
Overcoming Obstacles to Reach a Goal
Leaving a Legacy
Shackleton's Crews
Bibliography
Acknowledgments
Index

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