In fact, Marshall orchestrated the greatest expansion of the US Military ever, and grew it from , in to more than 8 million soldiers by It is rational to believe that Marshall, then, acquired and honed the technical, human, and conceptual skills necessary to become the amazing leader that he was. This was different, though. After a lifetime of learning for, preparing for, and orchestrating wars, Marshall was tasked to come up with a plan to rebuild Europe.
The plan was meant to rebuild areas of Europe that had been devastated by the war, and to jump start European economies that had crumbled. The transformation was incredible, and the period between and was the fastest period of economic growth in European history. Any study of Marshall will reveal a man of humility and honor, and a man whose leadership accomplishments are nearly unmatched in American history.
Dozens of books and hundreds of articles have been written about him, and he is truly an American hero. References: Northouse, P. Leadership: Theory and Practice. Pops, G. Marshall, G. Picayune Interview with George C. Marshall Tape 3. Li Zhi-Sui. Master of Seapower. Thomas B.
What is Kobo Super Points?
Between War and Peace. Matthew Moten. The Longest Decade. George Megalogenis. Lt Col John J. George C. The Pentomic Era: The U. Delivering on Digital. William D.
General George C. Truman and Macarthur: Adversaries for a Common Cause. Donald J. The Art of Public Strategy. Geoff Mulgan. Clausewitz and Escalation. Stephen J. Dmitry Rogozin. Andrew Sardanis.
If War Comes Tomorrow? General Makhmut Akhmetovich Gareev. Near Abroad. Gerard Toal.
Planet Between the Stars
Cooperation under Fire. Jeffrey W. Serving With Pride in the Public Eye. Randy Diehl. Louis Galambos. Make or Break. Richard Calland. Refighting the Last War. Clayton James.
Wednesday, April 4, 6 p.m. at the Oakland Library
Defeating Japan. Charles F. Reforming Urban Governance in Bangladesh. Pranab Kumar Panday. Michael Schaller. With Respect, Minister. Brian Unwin. War Comes Again. Gabor Boritt. John Andreas Olsen. Threshold of War : Franklin D. Waldo Heinrichs.
TIGRETT LEADERSHIP ACADEMY - Leadership Consultant using History
A Practical Guide to Government Management. Vince Meconi. How to write a great review. The review must be at least 50 characters long. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Your display name should be at least 2 characters long. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer's personal information. You submitted the following rating and review.
Use colorful case studies from history to stir your imagination as you and your team craft solutions. It is easy to lose focus in the midst of a constantly changing business world. Competition, technological advancements, downsizing, and growing government regulations are all culprits, but they can be managed.
Step back in history to find parallel situations — some worse, by far, than any today. See how iconic leaders worked their way through overwhelming challenges. Then guide your team through the coming changes by creating a culture of commitment and responsibility.