The Code of the Executive: 40 7 Ancient Samurai princs esntl for 20 1ST Century Leadership Success

The Code of the Executive: 40 7 Ancient Samurai princs esntl for 20 1ST Century Leadership Success

by Don Schmincke

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780452281530
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 01/28/2000
Pages: 128
Sales rank: 975,396
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.00(h) x 0.40(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Don Schmincke is president of Methods International, Inc., advisers to CEOs and executive teams worldwide. His work has been recognized in national media such as The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, and he speaks internationally to more than three hundred CEOs each year. A graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, he is on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University and lives in Baltimore, Maryland.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Foreword
Preface
Introduction

Death - The Foundation
In Conversation
In Health and Long Life
In Ethics
In Moderation

Personal Principles
Right and Wrong
Alertness
Legacy
Cooperation
Self-worth
Integrity
Bravery
Honor and Respect
Thrift
Friends
Reliability
Accountability
Humility
Avoid Rumor and Slander
Avoid Bragging
Matters Literary, Aesthetic, and Athletic

Roles and Responsibilities
Politics and Power
Sacrifice
Call to Arms
Duties
Consideration
Travel
Hiring and Promoting
Respecting Personnel
The Work Environment
Weapons and Resource Availability
Proving Yourself
Escort on Negotiations
Protecting the CEO

Education and Development
Educational Responsibility
History
Continuous Learning
The Management Arts
Informationship
Executive Knowledge

Leadership
Avoid Being an Oppressor
Avoid Extortion
Avoid Abusing Power and Authority
Do Not Defile the Executive Position
Giving and Receiving Favors
Family Business

The Latter End

Epilogue

Appendix A: Applying the Code in Daily Life
Appendix B: Additional Learning Resources

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