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Forged in crisis : the power of courageous leadership in turbulent times
Title:
Forged in crisis : the power of courageous leadership in turbulent times
ISBN:
9781501174445
Physical Description:
ix, 517 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents:
Introduction: The call of history -- Bring the team home alive: Ernest Shackleton's challenge -- Save and transform the nation: Abraham Lincoln's challenge -- End slavery forever: Frederick Douglass's challenge -- Resist Nazi evil: Dietrich Bonhoeffer's challenge -- Protect the Earth and its creatures: Rachel Carson's challenge -- Conclusion: The power of courageous leadership.
Abstract:
Presents a portrait of five extraordinary figures--Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson--to illuminate how great leaders are made in times of adversity and the diverse skills they summon in order to prevail.
Subject Term:
Format:
Book
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice:
New York : Scribner, 2017.