The British Army Challenge Book Reviewed by Stephen Carey As a Psychiatrist, I often see people for whom the stabilising fins of family, organisational structure, tradition and support have proven insufficient to prevent their boat overturning. And once overturned, a changed and corrosive world view can set in, taking time to correct. More broadly, we…Details
‘Leaders are readers’. Learn from others’ experiences and theories by getting your head into some good leadership books. Below are leadership books we have read and recommend, and also some articles that recommend book that will enhance your leadership.
Not enough time to read? Well first, I’d recommend you read Gen Mattis’s email about not finding the time to read. But if you still struggle to find the time, I highly recommend trying Audible and downloading books to listen do in your car or on your commute.
Christmas Leadership Book List 2019 By Tim Heck, Book Reviews Editor Each year, with Christmas around the corner and High Street full of holiday sales, The Army Leader reaches out to respected military leaders, scholars, and authors to ask them for a recommendation for our Christmas leadership book list. This year we sought a more…Details
Mission Command II: The Who, What, Where, When and Why: An Anthology, by Donald E. Vandergriff Reviewed by The Maverick Sergeant Published in February 2019, this book is the second volume of Donald Vandergriff and Stephen Webber’s Mission Command series, following on from their first edition published in 2017. Mission Command II: The Who, What,…Details
Adopting Mission Command: Developing Leaders for a Superior Command Culture, by Donald E. Vandergriff
Adopting Mission Command: Developing Leaders for a Superior Command Culture, by Donald E. Vandergriff Reviewed by Dave Bickers Mission Command has featured in United States Army doctrine since the advent of AirLand Battle in 1982. After more than three decades has the organisation fully adapted to a culture of decentralised command? No, says Donald E.…Details
Summer Book List 2019 Last Christmas we asked a group of senior leaders what books they would recommend a leader has on their Christmas list. Well Christmas is now far behind us. The cold is a distant memory and most of us are looking forward to relaxing in the sun over the summer. And if…Details
Team of Teams: A Leadership Model for a Complex World By Dan Snelson The 21st century is a time unlike any other. Modern technology allows instant global communication for everyone, making the world no longer just highly complicated, but increasingly complex. It is this complexity, argues General Stanley McChrystal in his 2015 book Team of…Details