Summary of Shackleton's Way

Leadership Lessons from the Great Antarctic Explorer

Nicholas Brealey Publishing,
First Edition: 2002 more...

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Shackleton's Way book summary
Shackleton sailed a lifeboat 800 miles over uncharted seas. All you have to do is manage an organization – no problem.

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9 Overall

8 Applicability

7 Innovation

9 Style

Recommendation

This compelling volume accomplishes the unlikely feat of being both a useful management guide and a suspense-filled page-turner. That's because the book enjoys an unusually rich source of material: a near-deadly Antarctic voyage that everyone survived by dint of the leader's formidable management skills. Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparrell present a strong case that Sir Ernest Shackleton was indeed a great leader. For additional illumination, don't miss Alexandra Shackleton's preamble. The authors include details of Shackleton's management style and accounts from business leaders who look to him as an inspiration. getAbstract recommends this guide to leaders and would-be leaders who love adventure tales and seek an inspiring take on management from a true master.

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About the Authors

Margot Morrell has more than two decades of corporate experience and is a longtime student of Shackleton's life. She runs a leadership training program based on Shackleton's management tactics. Journalist Stephanie Capparell is an editor at The Wall Street Journal and holds a master's degree in international affairs.


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