The Military Leadership Handbook
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Military Leadership Handbook by Colonel Bernd Horn
Book DescriptionIn the simplest of terms, leadership is about influencing people to achieve an objective that is important to the leader, the group, and the organization. It is the human element -- leading, motivating, and inspiring, particularly during times of crisis, chaos, and complexity when directives, policy statements, and communiques have little effect on cold, exhausted, and stressed followers. Strong leadership encourages subordinates to go beyond the obligation to obey and commit to the mission in a way that maximizes their potential. The Military Leadership Handbook is a concise and complete manual that identifies, describes, and explains all those concepts, components, and ideas that deal with, or directly relate to, military leadership. The book is a comprehensive compendium that focuses on, among other subjects, cohesion, command, cultural intelligence, discipline, fear, and trust. this applied manual provides invaluable assistance to anyone who wishes to acquire a better understanding of both the theory and application of military leadership. Colonel Bernd Horn is the deputy commander of Canadian Special Operations Force Command and the former director of the Canadian Forces Leadership Institute. He is also an adjunct associate professor of history at the Royal Military College of Canada. Dr. Robert W. Walker is an associate professor at the Canadian Forces Leadership Institute and is engaged in research on leadership, leader capacities, and leader development strategies.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781550027662
(229mm x 152mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publisher: Dundurn Group Ltd
Publish Date: 29-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: Canada
Books By Author Colonel Bernd Horn
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Forced to Change, Paperback (March 2015)
Tells the story of how the Canadian Forces weathered the perfect storm of scandals and budget slashing in the 1990s, and emerged by reshaping its culture from the top down. The "decade of darkness" tool a heavy toll, particularly on the Canadian Forces Officers Corps. Forced to Change tells the story of the long path to reform.
No Ordinary Men, Paperback (September 2014)
No Ordinary Men peels back the cloak of secrecy and reveals four untold special operations that Joint Task Force 2, an elite counterterrorist unit, conducted in 2005 06 in which their courage, tenacity, and impressive capabilities meant the difference between life and death."
Of Courage and Determination, Paperback (June 2013)» View all books by Colonel Bernd Horn
In the dark, early days of the Second World War, the Allies desperately tried to slow down the Axis tide of conquest. Withvictory slipping away, the Allies turned to special operations forces such as the First Special Service Force or Devil's Brigade to carry the fight to the enemy."
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Author Biography - Colonel Bernd Horn
Colonel Bernd Horn is an experienced Canadian Forces infantry officer and military educator. He has authored, co-authored, or edited more than 30 books, including No Easy Task: Fighting in Afghanistan and No Lack of Courage: Operation Medusa, Afghanistan. He lives in Kingston, Ontario. Dr. Robert W. Walker is an associate professor at the Canadian Forces Leadership Institute and is engaged in research on leadership, leader capacities, and leader development strategies.
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