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George Washington and the Art of Business The Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-In-Chief

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ISBN-10: 0195189787

ISBN-13: 9780195189780

Edition: 2007

Authors: Mark McNeilly

List price: $37.99
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George Washington ranks as one of the great military leaders in history. The character traits he exemplified, and the leadership skills he employed, enabled him to defeat what was then the world's most powerful nation. In this marvelous book, Mark McNeilly shows today's managers how they can learn from Washington's career--both his triumphs and setbacks--to succeed as leaders in their chosen field. McNeilly paints vivid portraits of some of the crucial moments in Washington's military career, from the early debacle on Long Island Heights to the masterstroke at Trenton. There Washington, aided by his use of intelligence and disinformation, and by his great fortitude in the face of truly…    
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Book details

List price: $37.99
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 1/18/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.31" wide x 5.71" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 0.858

Introduction: Why George Washington?
Character: The Foundation of Washington's Leadership Principles
A Rough Beginning: Organizing a Revolution
Struggling to Survive: Seizing Opportunities and Utilizing Intelligence
Keeping the Flame Alive: Persevering and Promoting the Cause
Breathing Space: Developing a Winning Strategy
Fundamentals of Success: Building a Winning Team
Securing Liberty: Victory through a Strong Alliance
Statesman: Leading through Wisdom and Integrity
Foundations of Freedom: A Vision for the Future
Washington's Principles of Leadership
Bibliography
Index