Seven Lessons for Leading in Crisis

ISBN-10: 0470531878

ISBN-13: 9780470531877

Edition: 2009

Authors: Bill George

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The unprecedented crisis that virtually every American institution is facing these days calls for strong leadership -- but what exactly is a leader to do ? Recognized leader Bill George tells them specifically in this short, to the point, straight talking book. His Seven Lessons for Leading in Crisis are field tested and true - based on his own direct experiences as well as years of researching the actions of companies who have weathered storms and are weathering this one.They are:Lesson #1 Face Reality, Starting with YourselfLesson #2 No Matter How Bad Things Are, They Will Get WorseLesson #3 Build a Mountain of Cash, and Get to the Highest HillLesson #4 Never Waste a Good CrisisLesson #5 Before Asking Others to Sacrifice, Volunteer YourselfLesson #6 Don't Be Atlas: Get the World Off Your Shoulders!Lesson #7 Be Aggressive: This is Your Best Chance to Win in the MarketThere are few leaders today that have the credibilty to be giving such advice : George is one of them. A former CEO of Medtronic, a current board member at Goldman Sachs, Exxon Mobil and Novartis as well as a professor of leadership at Harvard, he has been tested in the trenches and has his finger on the pulse of what is going on today.
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List price: $15.99
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 9/4/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 160
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

The Author
Introduction The Ultimate Test of Leadership
Face Reality, Starting with Yourself
Don't Be Atlas; Get the World Off Your Shoulders
Dig Deep for the Root Cause
Get Ready for the Long Haul
Never Waste a Good Crisis
You're in the Spotlight: Follow True North
Go on Offense, Focus on Winning Now
Conclusion Crisis May Be Your Defining Moment
Appendix Leaders Featured in 7 Lessons for Leading in Crisis
Further Study of 7 Lessons For Leading in Crisis
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