Patton on Leadership: Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warfare
Although often deemed abrasive and arrogant, General George S. Patton was a remarkable leader who trained and motivated his men to achieve astounding results. With an emphasis on mission, he transformed an utterly demoralized American force in North Africa into an army capable of defeating the Nazis' brilliant General Rommel. Storming across France into Germany at a breakneck pace, his unit conquered more enemy troops and liberated more civilians than any other in World War II. Now Alan Axelrod, an accomplished writer in the areas of both military history and business management, applies Patton's proven leadership principles and competitive tactics to the corporate battlefield.
Executives and managers will learn straightforward, practical lessons in dynamic. results-oriented management. Illuminated by Patron's own words, chapters cover how to develop a leadership attitude and image, communicate effectively, establish clear priorities, inspire others, instill loyalty, build a team, coach and mentor, resolve conflict, and sustain optimum performance. And, as a man who regularly was required to overcome his failings or turin them to his advantage, Patton offers an example of excellence within reach of all of us.
Featuring an insert of World War II photographs, Patton o, Leadership will inspire today's workplace leaders as it urges them on toward victory in their own companies.
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Military author Axelrod presents George S. Patton, one of America's greatest generals, as a gruff model for the corporate world; his strategies are seen as effective tools for managers in the ... Read full review