Stand Your Ground: Building Honorable Leaders the West Point Way

Stand Your Ground: Building Honorable Leaders the West Point Way

by Evan H. Offstein
     
 

ISBN-10: 0313374945

ISBN-13: 9780313374944

Pub. Date: 01/30/2009

Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated

West Point is the ideal laboratory for studying the dynamics of character, honor, and leadership. First, it operates a comprehensive honor education and enforcement program that has been subjected to rigorous Congressional scrutiny. Second, it builds all of its academic, athletic, and military programs on this bedrock of honor. Stand Your Ground offers unprecedented…  See more details below

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West Point is the ideal laboratory for studying the dynamics of character, honor, and leadership. First, it operates a comprehensive honor education and enforcement program that has been subjected to rigorous Congressional scrutiny. Second, it builds all of its academic, athletic, and military programs on this bedrock of honor. Stand Your Ground offers unprecedented access to the process of leadership development at West Point, as well as practical insights applicable in any organization that strives to operate on the principle of integrity. By illuminating the principles by which West Point teaches leadership, Offstein not only provides a unique tour behind the scenes at this revered institution, but, more generally, imparts lessons of honor and character-building that can be adopted by any aspiring leader.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780313374944
Publisher:
Greenwood Publishing Group, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/30/2009
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction : the benchmark
1Secure the high ground1
2Antennae up, antennae on13
3Wash away the gray23
4Be big about small things37
5Go all in!55
6Who's got your back?73
7Imagine that89
8Views from the top105
App. 1Research methodology127
App. 2West Point fact sheet131

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