Napoleon on Project Management

Timeless Lessons in Planning, Execution, and Leadership

by Jerry Manas

On Sale: October 12, 2008

Price: $19.99

Book Summary

This insightful and engaging guide reveals timeless lessons learned from the epic successes and devastating failures of one of the greatest leaders of the past to teach project managers how to drive projects toward a successful future.

About the Book

What is it about Napoleon Bonaparte that has led recognized leaders such as General George S. Patton to study his principles and inspired countless books on management and leadership to quote his maxims? Napoleon on Project Management explores the key principles behind this great historic leader’s successes to provide project managers the recipe for managing commitments and propelling their teams to victory. You’ll learn how to: leverage timeless wisdom to improve your project performance; prepare your team for battle through superior communication skills; apply Napoleon-level research, record-keeping, and organization methods to each of your projects; and gain an upper hand by understanding and leveraging the complex and essential dynamic between project management and strategic leadership. Who says history shouldn’t repeat itself? By exploring the leadership strategies that stand the test of time and learning how to avoid the triggers that ultimately lead to Napoleon’s downfall, you’ll learn how to strengthen and reinvigorate your modern-day project management practices, conquer every challenge, and help your organization grow and thrive.

Product Details

  • ISBN: 9781595552433
  • ISBN 10: 159555243X
  • On Sale: October 12, 2008
  • Pages: 288
  • List Price: $19.99
  • Trim Size: 139.000mm x 217.000mm x 19.000mm
  • Category 1 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Leadership
  • Category 2 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Management
  • Category 3 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Project Management
  • Category 4 : BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Personal Success