Leadership in Action: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leading

Leadership in Action: Lessons from a Lifetime of Leading

Author:   John Cantwell
Publisher:   Melbourne University Press
ISBN:  

9780522868241


Pages:   216
Publication Date:   03 August 2015
Format:   Paperback
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Drawing on almost forty years of leading Australian men and women in high-stakes combat overseas and tough times at home, Cantwell cuts to the core of practical leadership and exposes the skills needed to succeed. This long-overdue book, filled with examples from hands-on leadership experience, breaks down the barriers to building trust and achieving world-class results with superiors, colleagues and team mates in any working environment. It reveals simple but highly effective leadership techniques that work in the real world.

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Author:   John Cantwell
Publisher:   Melbourne University Press
Imprint:   Melbourne University Press
Dimensions:   Width: 15.20cm , Height: 1.60cm , Length: 22.90cm
Weight:   0.330kg
ISBN:  

9780522868241


ISBN 10:   052286824
Pages:   216
Publication Date:   03 August 2015
Audience:   General/trade ,  Professional and scholarly ,  General ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In stock at warehouse   Availability explained
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John Cantwell AO DSC retired from the Australian Army early in 2012 after a career spanning almost forty years. Starting as a private soldier he rose through the ranks to become Major General. Cantwell served in three distinct wars- combat duty in Operation Desert Storm in 1991; as the Director of Strategic Operations of the Multi National Forces in Iraq in 2006 (for which he was awarded the United States Legion of Merit); and as the Commander of Australian Forces in the Middle East in 2010. For his service in the latter role he was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his inspired leadership, deep commitment to his people and superior performance on operations . He was made a Member of the Order of Australia in 1990 and an Officer of the Order of Australia in 2007, in addition to two commendations for superior performance. In 2009 he was appointed chief of operations of the Victorian Bushfire Reconstruction and Recovery Authority, a role in which he coordinated all efforts to recover from the deadly Black Saturday fires. Afterwards, the Premier of Victoria characterised Cantwell as a hands-on tireless leader and organiser with a remarkable ability to gain t

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