Leadership: Quotations from the World's Greatest Motivators

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Westview Press, 1997 - Business & Economics - 338 pages
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The thought-provoking quotations presented here cover a broad spectrum of topics related to leadership. The majority of authors represented are great statesmen, philosophers, or military leaders, but also included are pertinent thoughts by corporate leaders, scholars, and writers. International in scope, the collection includes quotations from every period of history from ancient to contemporary times.In this eminently browseable book, the reader will find the quotations arranged in an accessible format. Guided by a detailed table of contents and a unique index, the reader can easily locate quotes either by topic or by author. Robert Fitton has created a valuable and enjoyable reference work for anyone interested in the many facets of leadership.
 

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Contents

Management
179
Mentor
181
MidLevel Leadership
182
Mistakes
189
Moral Courage Will
192
Morale
195
Motivation
200
Obedience
203

Character
31
Cohesion
37
Communication
41
Competence
45
Confidence
50
Courage
54
Creativity Imagination Innovation
63
Danger
67
Decision Making
69
Discipline
73
Duty
84
Emotion
91
Esprit
94
Ethics
96
Experience
102
Failure
105
Faith
107
Fear
110
Flexibility Change
115
History
117
Honor
126
Human Nature
128
Humor
134
Initiative
136
Integrity
139
Judgment
142
just Justice
147
Knowledge Wisdom Intelligence
149
Leadership
157
Leaders Intent
169
Loyalty
172
Luck Fate
174
Patriotism
206
Peace
214
Perseverance Determination
217
Physical Presence
221
Physical Stamina
226
Praise
229
Pride
232
Problem Solving
234
Rank and File
236
Reflection
240
Respect
242
Responsibility
246
Risk
250
Role Modeling Leadership by Example
254
Safety
257
Second ThirdOrder Effects
259
Service
261
Standards
266
Stress
268
Subordinates
271
Tact
274
Teamwork
277
Training
279
Trust
289
Truth
292
Valor
295
Values
297
Victory Winning
301
Virtue
306
About the Book and Compiler
310
Index of Authors
311
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Robert A. Fitton holds degrees from the United States Military Academy, the National Defense University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Most recently, he has served as Chief of the Inaugural Support Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans, Department of the Army.

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