Napoleon, CEO: 6 Principles to Guide & Inspire Modern Leaders [NOOK Book]

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The next in Alan Axelrod's engaging and popular CEO series spotlights a perfect subject: Napoleon, the brilliant military strategist who also laid the administrative and judicial foundations for much of Western Europe. Axelrod looks at this much-studied figure in a new way, exploring six areas that constitute the core of what made Napoleon a great leader: Audacity, Vision, Empathy, Strategy, Logistics, and Tactics. Within these areas Axelrod formulates approximately 60 lessons framed in military analogies,...

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Napoleon, CEO: 6 Principles to Guide & Inspire Modern Leaders

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Overview

 
The next in Alan Axelrod's engaging and popular CEO series spotlights a perfect subject: Napoleon, the brilliant military strategist who also laid the administrative and judicial foundations for much of Western Europe. Axelrod looks at this much-studied figure in a new way, exploring six areas that constitute the core of what made Napoleon a great leader: Audacity, Vision, Empathy, Strategy, Logistics, and Tactics. Within these areas Axelrod formulates approximately 60 lessons framed in military analogies, valuable for anyone who aspires to leadership, whether in the boardroom or the Oval Office.
 

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781402788932
  • Publisher: Sterling
  • Publication date: 7/5/2011
  • Series: CEO
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 929 KB

Meet the Author

ALAN AXELROD is the prolific author of more than 60 business and history books, including Sterling's Profiles in, The Real History, and Risk series. He has been a creative consultant and on-camera personality for documentary series on A&E and Discovery Channel, and appeared on MSNBC, CNN, CNBC, Fox, and NPR. He has been featured in BusinessWeek, Fortune, and USA Today. He lives in ATLANTA, GEORGIA.
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Table of Contents

Introduction: The Life of a Necessary Man 1

1 Audacity and Character 31

2 Vision and Strategy 59

3 Knowledge and Preparation 99

4 Tactics and Execution 141

5 Motivation and Communication 177

6 Napoleonic Synergy 221

A Napoleonic Chronology 229

Further Reading 237

Lesson Index 241

Index 269

Sterling Books Alan Axelrod 280

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