Patton on Leadership

Patton on Leadership

Strategic Lessons for Corporate Warefare

Downloadable Audiobook - 2011
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Winning leadership principles inspired by the military career of this complex and effective World War II general. Although often deemed abrasive and arrogant, General Patton was a remarkable leader who trained and motivated his men to achieve astounding results. 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 Patton'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 turn them to his advantage, Patton offers an example of excellence within reach of all of us.--From publisher description.
Publisher: [New York] : Simon & Schuster Audio, 2011.
ISBN: 9780743587136
0743587138
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 sound file (ca. 3 hr.))
Summary: Winning leadership principles inspired by the military career of this complex and effective World War II general. Although often deemed abrasive and arrogant, General Patton was a remarkable leader who trained and motivated his men to achieve astounding results. 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 Patton'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 turn them to his advantage, Patton offers an example of excellence within reach of all of us.--From publisher description.

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