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George Washington and the Art of BusinessThe Leadership Principles of America's First Commander-in-Chief$
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Mark McNeilly

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195189780

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195189780.001.0001

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The Foundation of Washington's Leadership Principles

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George Washington and the Art of Business

Mark Mc Neilly

Oxford University Press

This chapter examines the foundation of the leadership principles of George Washington. It highlights the difficulties of Washington's early experiences in leadership and how he reacted to and learned from his failures. It describes parallels between Washington's life and those who work in today's business world and gives examples of leadership in business that reflects some of the principles Washington learned including the need to be organized, make sound decisions, and implement those decisions.

Keywords:   George Washington, leadership principles, failures, business, organization, decision making

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