Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Shackleton's Way

Shackleton's Way
by Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell [658.401 Mor]

Margot Morrell and Stephanie Capparell tell the true story of Ernest Shackleton's epic expedition through the Atlantic, including before and after his boat sank, and how he was able to get every one of his men home after two years of living on the ice. The book is all about his leadership and management techniques and includes sections on how people have implemented those techniques in modern day workplaces. [If you enjoy this, you may also wish to try Joker One by Donovan Campbell, a story about a marine put in charge of a 40 man unit.] -- recommended by Carrie K. - Bennett Martin Public Library and South Branch Library

[ official Shackleton's Way web site ]

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