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Lincoln on Leadership: Executive Strategies for Tough Timesby Donald T. Phillips
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The American Civil War was arguably one of the most chaotic periods in history. Yet through it all, Abraham Lincoln managed to keep the Union together and victorious. Here in this fascinating and invaluable book, Donald T. Phillips reveals the strategies and tactics Lincoln employed, and offers ways that the executives of the 90s can use those same strategies to make their businesses successful in these tough economic times.
"As we face challenging times of our own, Lincoln's astonishing achievements in crisis deserve our careful study. This expert, detailed record of his leadership qualities not only illuminates the past, it might also help light the way to the future". — Mario Cuomo, former Governor of New York and coauthor of Lincoln on Democracy
"Given the urgent leadership crisis we are facing now, "Lincoln on Leadership" has arrived just in time. This book is as powerful and visionary as Lincoln himself". — James Patterson, chairman, J. Walter Thompson/North America and bestselling author of Jack & Jill and Hide & Seek
A unique guide merging history and business, showing how the time-tested strategies that Abraham Lincoln used in keeping the Union intact can be used today by executives who need to keep their organizations on the path to success.
Lincoln on Leadership is the first book to examine Abraham Lincoln's diverse leadership abilities and how they can be applied to today's complex world.
With its emphasis on the rights and power of the individual, Lincoln on Leadership is destined to become the must-have handbook for executives in the nineties.
About the Author
Donald T. Phillips is the bestselling author of eighteen books, including Lincoln on Leadership and On the Wing of Speed. He has also collaborated on books with Mike Krzyzewski (Coach K of Duke University), Phil Mickelson, and Cal Ripken, Jr.
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