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Character In Action: The U.S. Coast Guard On Leadership
How does the U.S. Coast Guard create, instill, and maintain leadership throughout a 40,000 member force spread across the United States? A former Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard and a best-selling author combine their knowledge of the subject to offer a formula for success. Donald T. Phillips, who has written eight books on leadership, asserts that the Coast Guard is a ...more
Hardcover, 152 pages
Published June 15th 2003 by Naval Institute Press
(first published 2003)
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I am a fan of management/leadership/business books that are concise. This fits the bill. It basically teaches the lessons of the Coast Guard's leadership style and training to the civilian manager. Not all lessons are applicable, but it is worth the read, especially for a junior manager.