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Derailed Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership (NelsonFree)

By Tim Irwin
Published by Thomas Nelson

Average Blogger Rating: 3.97 Stars

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On 1/18 Christine Spooner wrote: This is a great book that anyone can benefit from. Tim Irwin discusses the catastrophic effects of greed and pride in business. Irwin takes a close look at many several recent CEO disasters and how they went wrong. I found myself highlighting several quotes throughout the book. The CEOs who Irwin ... Leadership Lessons from De-Railed

Christine's Rating:

4 Stars

On 5/4 Nichole Babin wrote: Although I am no longer in the corporate world, I thought that this book would have great insight into life in general. We all have character flaws that not only impact how we relate to co-workers, but those same characteristics can also roll over to home, church, any organization that you may participate ... Derailed by Tim Irwin PH.D. - Worth the Read

Nichole's Rating:

4 Stars

On 2/22 Two Cents Worth wrote: Derailed Five Lessons Learned From Catastrophic Failures of Leadership By Tim Irwin, PH.D Initially I wasn't sure I'd enjoy this book since I was not in the corporate business world. However, it wasn't long before I found this book contained value and even wisdom that anyone in any work situation ... Derailed

Two Cents Worth's Rating:

4 Stars

On 10/29 Anne Blinch wrote: "All of us who work in organizations are the engineers of something, whether it is a team, a project, a department or a mail room. While our derailment may not cause loss of life, it does negatively impact others and our own careers." Tim Irwin writes Derailed in two parts. In the first portion, Tim ... Derailed by Tim Irwin

Anne's Rating:

5 Stars

On 9/23 AngloAddict wrote: We’ve all seen how the economy has been negatively impacted recently by the poor (some would say greedy) actions of a seemingly small group of people.These business people who were personally making millions every year had no hesitation in risking the livelihoods, pensions and futures of their employees ... Off the rails

AngloAddict's Rating:

3 Stars

On 9/14 Josh Kidney wrote: “Derailed” by Tim Irwin, is a great read for anyone interested in business and leadership and shines a bright light on the pride and greed that seems to have defined much of Corporate America. Irwin takes a microscope to several recent CEO catastrophes as well as their glaring causes and his insight ... "Derailed" by Tim Irwin

Josh's Rating:

4 Stars

On 7/17 Ryan Barton wrote: In his book, "How the Mighty Fall," author Jim Collins dives in to what causes a company to crash from high success to scrutiny and bankruptcy. In a similar vein, author Tim Irwin, dissects, on an individual level, what causes respected leaders to fall into catastrophic failure in his book, "Derailed." ... Derailed - Thoughts on Leadership

Ryan's Rating:

4 Stars

On 6/7 James wrote: In an era when companies act like nations and nations act like companies, this book would be a timely read. This book by Tim Irwin focused on the lives of six leaders of well-known companies - the stories of what they did wrong and the consequences of such crucial decisions.Most importantly, he then ... Derailed: Five Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership

James' Rating:

4 Stars

On 4/1 Jerry Thomas wrote: DerailedFive Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Failures of Leadership As a pastor, I appreciate reading good books on developing and maintaining healthy leadership. In Tim Irwin's book, he starts out with six profiles of leaders who were derailed in their leadership of well known companies. He then points ... Derailed

Jerry 's Rating:

4 Stars

On 3/29 Justin Dela Cruz wrote: Derailed:  Five Lessons Learned From Catastrophic Failures of Leadership Author: Tim Irwin, PH.D. My Description: Tim takes the time to tell the “failure” story of six recently influential people: Robert Nardelli, Carly Fiornia, Durk Jager, Steven Heyer, Frank Raines, and Dick Fuld. Through ... Derailed

Justin's Rating:

4 Stars