Becoming A Leader The Annapolis Way: 12 Combat Lessons From the Navy's Leadership Laboratory

Hardcover | September 15, 2004

byW. Brad Johnson, Gregory Harper

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Battle-proven, step-by-step guidelines for instilling leadership in anyone, in any business

Today, more than ever, businesses need leaders with a rare blend of strength, capability, and integrity. Unfortunately, they're not always easy to come by. Becoming a Leader the Annapolis Way details how the U.S. Naval Academy builds quality leaders from the ground up, instilling in them the habits and tools required for outstanding leadershipin any pursuit.

Using real-life vignettes and examples of USNA graduates who experienced breakthrough success in combat, government, and business, this timely book looks beyond just the military aspects to explore:

  • Techniques for teaching honor, duty, and commitment
  • Empowerment strategies proven to work over centuries of use
  • Insights for overcoming the perils of blind obedience

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Battle-proven, step-by-step guidelines for instilling leadership in anyone, in any businessToday, more than ever, businesses need leaders with a rare blend of strength, capability, and integrity. Unfortunately, they're not always easy to come by. Becoming a Leader the Annapolis Way details how the U.S. Naval Academy builds quality lead...

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"The school of hard knocks has proven inadequate as a leadership laboratory. More than 230 years of American naval experience has taught us this lesson: if you want great leaders, prepare them to lead. The remainder of this book is dedicated to highlighting the range of leadership lessons inculcated at USNA."--From Chapter 1 The abilit...

W. Brad Johnson is an associate professor of psychology in the department of leadership, ethics, and law at the United States Naval Academy. A faculty associate at Johns Hopkins University, Johnson's work has appeared in numerous journals and professional publications including Consulting Psychology Journal, Military Medicine, and The ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.3 × 6.2 × 0.97 inPublished:September 15, 2004Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0071429565

ISBN - 13:9780071429566

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