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Forged in crisis the power of courageous leadership in turbulent times by Nancy F. Koehn

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Written in English


  • Leadership,
  • History

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Presents a portrait of five extraordinary figures--Ernest Shackleton, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Rachel Carson--to illuminate how great leaders are made in times of adversity and the diverse skills they summon in order to prevail.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 459-496) and index.

StatementNancy Koehn
LC ClassificationsHD57.7 .K62 2017
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 517 pages
Number of Pages517
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26929861M
ISBN 101501174444
ISBN 109781501174445
LC Control Number2017034572

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Oct 03,  · The making of “five unforgettable leaders who lived, worked, struggled, and triumphed in different circumstances toward different ends.” In this engaging, unusually rewarding book, historian Koehn (Harvard Business School; The Story of American Business: From the Pages of the New York Times, , etc.) examines the lives and skills of individuals who overcame “profound” personal Author: Nancy Koehn. Oct 03,  · —Joseph J. Ellis, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning Founding Brothers and the National Book Award-winning American Sphinx "This book moved me deeply and will stay with me. Forged in Crisis is a compelling historical work and a vital analysis of the skills required to lead in the most important—and often dire—situations."5/5(1). In a book dense with epiphanies, the most galvanizing one may be that the power to lead courageously resides in each of us. Whether it's listened to as a repository of great insight or as exceptionally rendered human drama, Forged in Crisis stands as a towering achievement. In a book dense with epiphanies, the most galvanizing one may be that the power and courage to lead resides in each of us. Providing both great insight and exceptionally rendered human drama, Forged in Crisis is “a highly engaging (and well documented) book that quietly surpasses many so-called leadership tomes” (Booklist, starred review).

Dec 01,  · ‘Forged in Crisis makes an important contribution in advancing our understanding of the sources that have shaped the trajectory of the US-India relationship. Combing both historical and contemporary episodes in US-India bilateral ties, it provides a thorough re-evaluation of non-alignment and its consequences. . Oct 16,  · " A Nation Forged by Crisis is a superb history of America-in-the-world. Building on the best new work on the crises that have shaped the unpredictable course of American history, Jay Sexton's provocative synthesis offers fresh perspectives on our own troubled times."—Brand: Basic Books. Sep 06,  · Nancy Koehn, author and historian, talks to the Chicago Tribune about her book, "Forged in Crisis: The Power of Courageous Leadership in Turbulent Times". Oct 05,  · Historian Nancy Koehn says great leaders are not born, they're made. Koehn, a Harvard Business School historian, is the author of a new book called .