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By Jerry Manas

ISBN-10: 141857371X

ISBN-13: 9781418573713

What's it approximately Napoleon Bonaparte that has led famous leaders comparable to basic George S. Patton to check his principles–and numerous books on administration and management to cite his maxims? What classes can today's undertaking managers and leaders research from Napoleon's successes and failures?

Napoleon on undertaking Management explores the foremost ideas at the back of Napoleon's successes, the triggers that resulted in his downfall, and the teachings to be realized from his final demise–and applies those classes to modern–day undertaking administration and management in any respect degrees.

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Bombs, shrapnel, machine-gun slugs, were falling as thickly around them as snowflakes. . Three hundred “heavies” exploded on that field. The Japs played hard for their chance to knock out the whole Supreme Command at once. Thumpers came as close as 20 yards; dive bombers stitched the trench with machine-gun sprays. But neither general was hurt, although both got plenty muddied. 15 Command arrangements were confused and frequently changed during December 1941. On 13 December 1941 Brig Gen Julian Barnes was aboard a reinforcement convoy bound from Honolulu to the Philippines when he received word that his command had been redirected to Australia.

PORT MORESBY bombed yesterday. 1 Brett’s near-term prediction proved absolutely accurate. Japanese landings on Java beginning 1 March 1942 rapidly achieved success, and the Dutch army surrendered on 9 March 1942. His conclusion about the imminent invasion of Australia proved wrong, however. 2 On the day before General Brett’s departure from Java for Australia, General Marshall drafted orders for President Roosevelt’s signature, ordering General MacArthur out of the Philippines to take command in Australia.

But before I had finished the letter in which I was reporting . . to Portal, I learned that General Brett had somewhat antagonized [sic] the Minister of State by making some comments which were possibly too outspoken. By 23 September Sir Miles Lampson felt obliged to telegraph to [British Foreign Secretary Sir Anthony] Eden that he had seen Brett several times and that the General was so frankly critical that his comments ought to be passed on to the Foreign Office. Brett’s first criticism, it appeared, was that a unified command should be set up.

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