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Leadership Embodied The Secrets to Success of the Most Effective Navy and Marine Corps Leaders

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ISBN-10: 1612513034

ISBN-13: 9781612513034

Edition: 2nd 2013

Authors: Joseph J. Thomas

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Leadership is a most demanding undertaking. How do some people make it seem so simple, so natural and instinctive? In the age-old debate as to whether leaders are born or made, Thomas contends that the answer is both. Great leaders throughout history were born with certain capabilities. Preparation honed those capabilities. Then that ability and preparation were combined with a will to lead. When circumstances demanded, the great leaders of history pulled these attributes together to create results that drove the course of history.While leaders are present in every aspect of human undertaking, we chose to illustrate each of the components of leadership through the most dramatic and…    
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List price: $27.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Naval Institute Press
Publication date: 10/15/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.13" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.034

Joseph Thomas is the USNA Class of 1961 Chair and Distinguished Professor of Leadership Education in the Naval Academy Leadership Education and Development Division. He is a retired Marine and past Director of the John A. Lejeune Leadership Institute at Marine Corps University in Quantico, Virginia. He earned masters' degrees from the US Army War College and Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, his PhD in Leadership Education and Curriculum Development from George Mason University, and post-doctoral training at the Brookings Institution. Joe has published extensively on the topics of leadership, ethics, military training and education, and human…    

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Lambert Wickes: Initiative
John Paul Jones: Tenacity
Stephen Decatur: Boldness and Resourcefulness
Joshua Barney: Perseverance and Resourcefulness
Oliver Hazard Perry: Perseverance in Adversity
Matthew Fontaine Maury: Dynamic Intellect
Matthew Calbraith Perry: Military Bearing
David Glasgow Farragut: Inspiration
William B. Cushing: Daring
Stephen B. Luce: Scholarship
Theodorus Bailey Myers Mason: Commitment
George Dewey: Foresight
Theodore Roosevelt: Knowledge
Alfred Thayer Mahan: Professionalism
John A. Lejeune: Pedagogy
Earl H. Ellis: Insight
William A. Moffett: Vision
Lewis B. Puller Drive
William F. Halscy: Adaptation
Slade D. Cutter: Teamwork
Joseph J. Rochefort: Dedication
Clarence W. McClusky: Intuition
Joseph J. Foss: Focus
Archer A. Vandegrift: Moral Courage
Mary Sears: Intellectual Analysis
Lewis W. Wale Presence
Marc A. Mitschen Skilled Warfighting
Willis A. Lee Jr.: Tactical Proficiency
Ernest J. King: Ambition
Charles B. McVay III: Accountability
Chester W. Nimitz: Loyalty
Raymond A. Spruance: Analytical Thinking
Victor H. Krulak: Vision
Joy Bright Hancock: Pioneering Spirit
Hyman G. Rickover: Personal Growth
Merritt A. Edson: Moral Courage
Charles B. Momsen: Innovative Problem Solving
Arleigh A. Burke: Insrinct
Raymond G. Davis: Endurance
James H. Doyle: Responsiveness
Grace Murray Hopper: Technical Innovator
Carl M. Brashear: Perseverance in the Face of Discrimination
Thomas H. Moorer: Conviction
Ulysses S. Grant Sharp; Courage
Samuel L. Gravely Jr.: Setting the Precedent
Ronald McKeown: Physical Courage
Elmo R. Zumwalt Jr.: Innovation
John F. Lehman Jr.: Passion
Leighton W. Smith: Integrity
James B. Stockdale: Perseverance
John R Allen: Intellectual Conditioning
Judd Dennis Baker: Infectious Enthusiasm
Megan M. McClung: Presence
Michael LiCalzi: Magnanimity
Douglas A. Zembiec: Boldness and Selflessness
Travis L. Manion: Leading by Example
Dakota Meyer Uncommon Valor
Afterword: Innovation Wins Wars
Appendix A: Selected Annotated Bibliography on Naval Leadership