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The leadership moment : nine true stories of triumph and disaster and their lessons for us all

Author: Michael Useem
Publisher: New York : Times Business, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A study of leadership in action focuses on nine real-life accounts of leaders who faced a moment of crisis and what they did to succeed or fail.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Useem, Michael.
Leadership moment.
New York : Times Business, ©1998
(OCoLC)647179389
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Useem
ISBN: 9780812929355 0812929357
OCLC Number: 38355814
Description: vi, 329 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : the leadership moment --
Roy Vagelos attacks river blindness --
Wagner Dodge retreats in Mann Gulch --
Eugene Kranz returns Apollo 13 to Earth --
Arlene Blum ascends Annapurna --
Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain defends Little Round Top --
Clifton Wharton restructures TIAA-CREF --
John Gutfreund loses Salomon Inc. --
Nancy Barry builds Women's World Banking --
Alfredo Cristiani ends El Salvador's civil war --
Conclusion: vision plus action --
A leader's guide.
Responsibility: Michael Useem.
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A study of leadership in action focuses on nine real-life accounts of leaders who faced a moment of crisis and what they did to succeed or fail.

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