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

Author: Useem, Michael Publisher: Times Books, 1998. ; Three Rivers Press, 1998.Language: EnglishDescription: 328 p. : Graphs/Maps/Photos ; 21 cm.ISBN: 0812932307Type of document: BookBibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references and index
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Print HC100 .A U74 1998
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Includes bibliographical references and index


The Leadership Moment Nine True Stories of Triumph and Disaster and Their Lessons for Us All Contents Foreword Introduction: The Leadership Moment 1. Roy Vagelos Attacks River Blindness "The drug was needed only by people who couldn't afford it." v 3 10 43 65 2. Wagner Dodge Retreats in Mann Gulch 3. Eugene Kranz Returns Apollo 13 to Earth "What do you think we've got in the spacecraft that's good?" "What the hell is the boss doing, lighting another fire in front of us?" 4. Arlene Blum Ascends Annapurna "The expedition needed a strong leader but not a dictator." 94 5. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain Defends 127 Little Round Top "We know not the future, and cannot plan for it much. But we can . . . determine and know what manner of men we will be whenever and wherever the hour strikes." 6. Clifton Wharton Restructures TIAA-CREF 153 "Here's a great institution that is in more trouble than it realizes." 7. John Gutfreund Loses Salomon Inc. "It's a harsh world, where mistakes are not charitably dealt with." 178 8. Nancy Barry Builds Women's World Banking "I feel that my whole life has been preparing me to do this job." 208 234 263 273 283 289 303 307 329 9. Alfredo Cristiani Ends El Salvador's Civil War "I looked at the country the way I looked at my business." Conclusion: Vision plus Action A Leader's Guide Notes Sources Acknowledgments Index Photographs

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