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It's Your Ship Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy

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ISBN-10: 145552302X

ISBN-13: 9781455523023

Edition: 2012 (Revised)

Authors: D. Michael Abrashoff

List price: $36.50
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The story of Captain D. Michael Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. Now Abrashoff offers this fascinating tale of top-down change for anyone trying to navigate today's uncertain business seas. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of USS Benfold, a ship armed with every cutting-edge system available, it was like a business that had all the latest technology but only some of the productivity. Knowing that responsibility for improving performance rested with him, he realized he had to improve his own leadership skills before he could improve his ship. Within months he created a crew of confident and inspired problem-solvers eager…    
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Book details

List price: $36.50
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Publication date: 10/9/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 240
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.166
Language: English

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Author's Note
Introduction
Take Command
Learn Real Leadership
Lead by Example
Listen Aggressively
Communicate Purpose and Meaning
Create a Climate of Trust
Look for Results, Not Salutes
Take Calculated Risks
Go Beyond Standard Procedure
Build Up Your People
Generate Unity
Improve Your People's Quality of Life
Life After Benfold
Epilogue Out of Uniform
Acknowledgments
About the Author