Entrepreneurs, Managers, and Leaders: What the Airline Industry Can Teach Us about Leadership

Entrepreneurs, Managers, and Leaders: What the Airline Industry Can Teach Us about Leadership

by A. Mayo, N. Nohria, M. Rennella
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0230615678

ISBN-13: 9780230615670

Pub. Date: 11/18/2009

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

This book reveals how leadership evolves through the story of the American airline industry across the 20th century. Entrepreneurs dominate the industry's early history, but as the industry evolved a new breed of managers emerged who built a dominant business model that enabled their companies to grow dramatically.

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This book reveals how leadership evolves through the story of the American airline industry across the 20th century. Entrepreneurs dominate the industry's early history, but as the industry evolved a new breed of managers emerged who built a dominant business model that enabled their companies to grow dramatically.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230615670
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
11/18/2009
Edition description:
2009
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction PART I: THE ENTREPRENEURS The Guggenheims Promoting Aviation in America Juan Trippe's Early Entrepreneurial Efforts C. E. Woolman and Delta Air Lines PART II: THE MANAGERS Juan Trippe and the Growth of International Air Travel C. R. Smith and American Airlines William 'Pat' Patterson and United Air Lines PART III: THE LEADERS Herb Kelleher at Southwest Airlines Gordon Bethune's Revival of Continental Airlines Epilogue Bibliography Index

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