Building Leaders the West Point Way: Ten Principles from the Nation's Most Powerful Leadership Lab
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Discover the ten principles that every aspiring leader should learn, straight from the nation’s most powerful leadership lab.
Major General Joseph P. Franklin (ret.) believes almost everything that he is as an adult can be traced back to his days at West Point, where he was not only a cadet but an instructor, football coach, and eventually Commandant of Cadets. U.S. Military Academy graduates are found at the highest levels in every walk of life: military, education, business, medicine, law, and government. However, you don't have to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy to embrace its ideals or to benefit from the wisdom that is taught there.
In Building Leaders the West Point Way, Franklin shares leadership principles including:
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Building Leaders the West Point Way uses examples drawn from Major Franklin’s personal experience to illustrate key principles of leadership that are within grasp of everyone. This simple and easy-to-understand resource will help anyone become a better leader.Read Less
- Contributor(s)Joseph P. Franklin
- About the Contributor(s) Joseph P. Franklin graduated from West Point in 1955 with a commission in the US Army Corps of Engineers. He...Joseph P. Franklin graduated from West Point in 1955 with a commission in the US Army Corps of Engineers. He earned master's degrees in civil engineering and nuclear engineering from MIT, taught the first nuclear engineering course at West Point, commanded a combat engineer battalion in Vietnam, and worked as executive assistant to the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon. Franklin was commandant of cadets at West Point from 1979 to 1982. After his promotion to major general, he served as chief of the Joint US Military Group and senior US defense representative in Spain. In 1993 he was elected chairman of the board and chief executive officer of Frequency Electronics and is presently on the board of directors of RKO Pictures, Inc. In 2007, Franklin received West Point's Distinguished Graduate award, noting his outstanding career and fine example of the Academy's Duty, Honor, Country motto. Franklin and his wife, Constance Marie Smith, have four sons and eight grandchildren. show more
- Publish Date08/31/2009
- PublisherHarperCollins Leadership
- Format eBook
- Price $7.99
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