ERIC Number: ED407720
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Inside View: A Leader's Observations on Leadership.
Ulmer, Walter F., Jr.
Walter F. Ulmer, Jr., is a retired three-star general in the United States Army and former president and chief executive officer of the Center for Creative Leadership. This book is a compilation of columns that he wrote during 1990-94 for the Center's periodical "Issues and Observations." The articles emphasize learning as the essential connection between theory and practice. The book begins with an adaptation of an essay written for the Kellogg Leadership Studies Program, called "Learning and Relearning." Other articles include the following: (1) "The Pitfall of Instant Gratification"; (2) "A Few 'Truths'"; (3) "A Shadow Definition"; (4) "Bad Lessons"; (5) "An Issue and an Observation"; (6) "Assessment"; (7) "Questions of Change"; (8) "Comparing Military and Business Leaders"; (9) The Need to Build, as Well as Operate, Organizations"; (10) "More Learning"; (11) "Lessons from the Battlefield"; and (12) "Good and Bad Questions." (LMI)
Descriptors: Administrator Effectiveness, Ethics, Leadership, Leadership Qualities, Leadership Responsibility, Military Organizations, Organizational Development, Organizational Effectiveness
Center for Creative Leadership, PO Box 26300, Greensboro, NC 27438-6300 (CCL No. 176).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Creative Leadership, Greensboro, NC.