Leadership Lessons from West Point

  • 8h 58m
  • Doug Crandall (ed)
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2007

With Leadership Lessons from West Point as a guide, leaders in the business, nonprofit, and government sectors can learn leadership techniques and practices from contributors who are teaching or have taught at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point and have served in positions of leadership that span the globe. These military experts cover a broad range of topics that are relevant to any leadership development program in any sector. The articles in this important resource offer insight into what leadership means to these experts—in both war and peacetime—and describe their views on quiet leadership, mission, values, taking care of people, organizational learning, and leading change.

About the Editor

Major Doug Crandall is the executive officer to the Dean of the Academic Board at the United States Military Academy (U.S.M.A.) West Point. He was previously an assistant professor in the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, where he served as course director for Leading Organizations Through Change and Advanced Military Leadership and received the Excellence in Teaching Award. Crandall has a B.S. from the U.S.M.A. and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.

In this Book

  • Leadership Lessons from West Point
  • A Note from the Leader to Leader Institute
  • Foreword
  • Introduction
  • Becoming A Leader Developer
  • Learning From Failure
  • You Must Lead Yourself First
  • Influencing Your Organization’s Moral Philosophy
  • Developing Organizational Values in Others
  • The Authentic High-Impact Leader
  • Leader Development And Self-Awareness In The U.S. Army Bench Project
  • Teaming High-Potential Talent
  • Leading As If Your Life Depended On It
  • Creating Urgency And Inspiring Your Team
  • Quiet Leadership
  • Leading Without Words
  • Developing Charisma With Caution
  • Trust: The Key To Combat Leadership
  • Socialized Leadership
  • Leading At The Business End Of Policy
  • Harnessing the Power of Culture and Diversity for Organizational Performance
  • Developing Organizational Commitment By Putting People First
  • Managing Expectations When Leading Change