The Leadership Moment
Nine True Stories of Triumph and Disaster and Their Lessons for Us All
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ISBN10: 0812932307 ISBN13: 9780812932300 Publisher: Currency Published: Nov 1 1999 Weight: 0.80lbs. Height: 8.75" Width: 5.50" Depth: 1.25" Language: English
Are you ready for the leadership moment? "Gripping adventure and actionable advice."--Fast Company Merck's Roy Vagelos commits millions of dollars to develop a drug needed only by people who can't afford it - Eugene Kranz struggles to bring the Apollo 13 astronauts home after an explosion rips through their spacecraft - Arlene Blum organizes the first women's ascent of one of the world's most dangerous mountains - Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain leads his tattered troops into a pivotal Civil War battle at Little Round Top - John Gutfreund loses Salomon Brothers when his inattention to a trading scandal almost topples the Wall Street giant - Clifton Wharton restructures a $50 billion pension system direly out of touch with its customers - Alfredo Cristiani transforms El Salvador's decade-long civil war into a negotiated settlement - Nancy Barry leads Women's World Banking in the fight against Third World poverty - Wagner Dodge faces the decision of a lifetime as a fast-moving forest fire overtakes his firefighting crew.