Harry S. Laver, professor of military history at the US Army
Command and General Staff College, is the author or editor of
numerous books, including A General Who Will Fight: The
Leadership of Ulysses S. Grant.
Jeffrey J. Matthews is George F. Jewett Distinguished Professor in the School of Business & Leadership at the University of Puget Sound. He is the author of Alanson B. Houghton: Ambassador of the New Era and Blacksheep Leadership: A Story About a Leadership Challenge and the Nature of Transformational Leadership.
Truly insightful.... An indispensable guide on leadership at both
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