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Leadership in Dangerous Situations

ISBN-10: 1591148324

ISBN-13: 9781591148326

Edition: 2011

Authors: Patrick J. Sweeney, Michael D. Matthews, Paul B. Lester

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International scholars and practitioners from the military, law enforcement, fire and rescue have teamed together to address the unique challenges facing leaders in dangerous situations.
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Book details

List price: $35.95
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 10/15/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Col. Patrick J. Sweeney, a former battalion commander in the 101st Airborne, directs the Eisenhower Leader Development Program at West Point.

List of Illustrations and Tables
Foreword
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Leading in Dangerous Situations: An Overview of the Unique Challenges
Enhancing One's Psychological Body Armor
What Leaders Should Know about Courage
Understanding and Managing Stress
Resilience and Leadership in Dangerous Contexts
Understanding and Mitigating Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
Obedience and Personal Responsibility
Ethics in Dangerous Situations
Meaning-Making: The Search for Meaning in Dangerous Contexts
Influencing When People Are in Harm's Way
Trust: The Key to Leading When Lives Are on the Line
Building Resilient Teams
Morale: The Essential Intangible
Leadership When It Matters Most: Lessons on Influence from In Extremis Contexts
The Decisive Moment: The Science of Decision Making under Stress
Crisis Leadership: The Station Club Fire
Leading and Managing Those Working and Living in Captive Environment
Leading across Cultures
Leveraging the Organization
Creating a Culture for Leading and Performing in the Extreme
Choosing the Elite: Recruitment, Assessment, and Selection in Law Enforcement Tactical Teams and Military Special Forces
Leader Development for Dangerous Contexts
Conclusion
A Holistic Approach to Leading in Dangerous Situations
About the Editors
About the Contributors
Index