By Evan H. Offstein
West element is the suitable laboratory for learning the dynamics of personality, honor, and management: first, it operates a accomplished honor schooling and enforcement software that has been subjected to rigorous Congressional scrutiny; moment, it builds all of its educational, athletic, and armed forces courses in this bedrock of honor. hence, West aspect invests seriously in mentoring, education, and review to make sure the management and personality improvement of its 4,000 cadets. From Civil conflict common Robert E. Lee to astronaut Edwin E. Buzz Aldrin to basketball trainer Mike Krzyzewski, West aspect has groomed leaders whose contributions a ways exceed the winning administration in their rapid fees. through illuminating the rules through which West aspect teaches management, Stand Your floor not just presents a different travel backstage at this respected establishment, yet, extra usually, imparts classes of honor and character-building that may be followed by means of any aspiring leader.Management professor and West aspect graduate Evan Offstein approached leaders on the U.S. army Academy and the dep. of the military with fundamental questions: (1) How does West element enhance its leaders?; (2) Can different members and companies follow those tools successfully? years later, after undertaking vast on-site examine at West aspect and with enterprise leaders in a number of industries, he bargains exceptional entry to the method of management improvement at West element, and functional insights which could, certainly, be utilized in any kind of association that strives to function at the precept of integrity.
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