The Rumsfeld Way: Leadership Wisdom of a Battle-hardened Maverick

Jeffrey A. Krames

Anno: 2003
Rilegatura: Paperback / softback
Pagine: 256 p.
Testo in English
Dimensioni: 203 x 127 mm
Peso: 283 gr.
  • EAN: 9780071415163
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Over the past four decades, whether in the offices of corporate America or the corridors of the White House, Donald Rumsfeld's uncanny knack for clear thinking and no-nonsense action has repeatedly been called upon during times of crisis. Now, in the most important assignment of his career, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld finds himself leading America's war on terrorism. "The Rumsfeld Way" provides an enlightening and provocative look at the man "The Washington Post" has called "the Articulator in Chief of this perilous effort," and outlines the leadership skills, methods and strategies that have made Don Rumsfeld one of today's most trusted and accomplished public figures. In this new book from Jeffrey Krames, the chronicler of GE-CEO Jack Welch's storied career and author of the recent bestseller "The Jack Welch Lexicon of Leadership", "The Rumsfeld Way" is the first book to examine Donald Rumsfeld through the prism of his unprecedented and highly successful leadership abilities. A portrait of a compelling yet complex individual, who, even under the most demanding of circumstances, refuses to be moved from his core set of values, it scrutinizes Rumsfeld's career to arrive at the private methods behind the all-too-public persona. Look to this proactive, next-generation leadership guidebook for: Leadership insights - from reviving the Republican party in the 1960s to waging war on terror today, specific examples illustrate Rumsfeld's leadership in action; portrait of a CEO: whether pulling off dramatic corporate turnarounds or presiding over the world's largest military organization, Rumsfeld continues to demonstrate his leadership versatility; and A Tale of Two Rumsfelds - discover how the sometimes contentious Rumsfeld adapts his techniques to changing times, while maintaining his unbending core of beliefs and priorities.