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By Peter Fretwell,Taylor B. Kiland,J. P. London,James Bond Stockdale II

Why have been the yankee POWs imprisoned on the “Hanoi Hilton” so resilient in captivity and such a success of their next careers? This publication provides six ideas practiced in the POW organizational tradition that may be used to improve high-performance groups in every single place. The authors supply examples from either the POWs’ time in captivity and their later specialist lives that determine, in real-life occasions, the features invaluable for sustainable, high-performance teamwork. The booklet takes readers contained in the brain of James Stockdale, a fighter pilot with a level in philosophy, who used to be the senior rating officer on the Hanoi legal. The theories Stockdale practiced turn into conveniently comprehensible during this booklet. Drawing parallels among Stockdale’s guiding philosophies from the Stoic Epictetus and the foundations of recent activities psychology, Peter Fretwell and Taylor Baldwin Kiland convey readers tips to follow those ideas to their very own companies and create a tradition with staying power.

Originally proceeding their booklet to target Stockdale’s management sort, the authors chanced on that his process towards finishing a challenge used to be to guarantee that it can be comprehensive with out him. Stockdale, they clarify, had created a mission-centric association, no longer a leader-centric association. He had understood really sustainable tradition must never be depending on a unmarried individual.

At one point, this publication is a enterprise institution case examine. it's also an exam of ways management and organizational rules hired within the crucible of a Hanoi criminal align with today’s activities psychology and sleek mental theories and remedies, in addition to the educational rules utilized by Olympic athletes and military SEALs. Any crew prepared to use those rules can flow their project ahead and create a tradition with staying power—one that outlives person members.

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