If you’re looking for leadership inspiration, look no further! It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy should be required reading for managers – whether you’re a new manager or a seasoned leader. This book presents common problems that managers face daily and creative solutions. Readers may wonder how a captain in the Navy can make positive changes in an organization steeped in politics, bureaucracy, and hundred of years of tradition. The amazing story of Captain Abrashoff’s leadership of the USS Benfold is that a Navy ship isn’t much different than your organization. There are plenty of policies and procedures that you may never be able to change, but if you focus on your staff, there’s plenty of ways that you can create positive changes. Full of antidotes, this management book includes sections on leading by example, creating a climate of trust, take calculated risks, and improve your people’s quality of life.
It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy
Captain D. Michael Abrashoff