Modern Warfare  /  Leadership & Crisis Management
Power Up Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 320
ISBN: 9781636243399
Pub Date: 15 Aug 2023
In the past decade, heroes and villains spawned from the pages of comic books have upended popular culture and revolutionised the entertainment industry. The narratives weave together a multitude of complementary and sometimes competing storylines, spun across decades, generations, and mediums, forming a complex tapestry that simultaneously captures the imagination and captivates the mind. These stories reveal our own vulnerabilities while casting an ideal to which we aspire.
Oops! Why Things Go Wrong Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 312
ISBN: 9781739789268
Pub Date: 13 Jun 2023
Imprint: Liffey Press
Illustrations: 50
In this ground-breaking book, Niall Downey – a cardio-thoracic surgeon who retrained to become a commercial airline pilot – uses his expertise in medicine and aviation to explore the critical issue of managing human error. With further examples from business, politics, sport, technology, the civil service and other fields, Downey makes a powerful case that by following some clear guidelines any organisation can greatly reduce the incidence and impact of human error. While acknowledging that in our fast-paced world getting things wrong is impossible to avoid completely, Downey offers a strategy based on current best practice that can make a massive difference.
Standing Tall Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 240
ISBN: 9781636242248
Pub Date: 01 Oct 2022
Imprint: Casemate Academic
Series: Series – AUSA
Robert Foley had only been in Vietnam for six months when he was promoted to captain and given command of a rifle company. In November 1966, Foley led his men on a mission to rescue another company that had been pinned down by Viet Cong forces. His leadership that day inspired his men and led to a successful operation – and the Medal of Honor.
Leadership Rising Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 192
ISBN: 9781636240664
Pub Date: 15 Dec 2021
Illustrations: diagrams throughout
Written by a proven leader and leadership expert, this book is an invaluable guide to anyone wanting to improve their leadership skills. Immersive, interactive, and memorable, it will empower you to raise your leadership awareness and help you on your journey to become a winning leader. Concise, focused chapters and an interactive format mean even the most time-strapped can benefit from John Antal's decades of experience.
To Boldly Go Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9781636240626
Pub Date: 15 Oct 2021
"The literature of ideas." When author Pamela Sargent used those words to describe science fiction in 1975, the genre had exploded into the literary mainstream. As a literature of ideas, science fiction has proven to be a powerful metaphor for the world around us, offering a rich tapestry of imagination through which to explore how we lead, how we think, and how we interact.
Armor Attacks Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 552
ISBN: 9781612009148
Pub Date: 15 Oct 2020
In this unique, interactive story, you are the leader of a U.S. Army M1 Abrams tank platoon.
Infantry Combat Cover
Format: Paperback
Pages: 340
ISBN: 9781612008202
Pub Date: 16 Aug 2019
Illustrations: maps and diagrams
In this interactive work, you are U.S. Army Second Lieutenant, Bruce Davis.
7 Leadership Lessons of D-Day Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781612005294
Pub Date: 10 Oct 2017
Illustrations: 35
The odds were against the Allies on June 6, 1944. The task ahead of the paratroopers who jumped over Normandy and the soldiers who waded ashore onto the beaches, all under fire, was colossal. In such circumstances good leadership can be the defining factor in victory or defeat.
7 Leadership Lessons of the American Revolution Cover
Format: Hardback
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781612002026
Pub Date: 31 Aug 2013
Illustrations: 8pp llusstrations
Moments define us: moments of adversity reveal character; moments of challenge disclose courage or cowardice; moments of action uncover decision or irresolution; and defining moments reveal leadership.This book is about seven defining leadership moments from the American Revolution. 7 Leadership Lessons is not a complete study of the American Revolution; readers will have to go elsewhere for such a chronicle.