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In Extremis Leadership by Joseph W. Pfeifer, Thomas A. Kolditz

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Foreword
 
 
Most forms of leadership, whether in the public or private sector, pose some type of risk. Traditional leadership is usually illustrated by risking power, money, or position. But what happens when people choose to exercise leadership in environments that could potentially kill them? In Extremis Leadership examines those high-risk environments and provides a new understanding of how to lead not only in life-and-death situations but also in everyday situations.
Thomas Kolditz defines those who elect to lead others during times of imminent physical danger as in extremis leaders. Under extreme conditions, leadership and life are placed on the line so that others may live. As Kolditz examines the concept of in extremis leadership, you ...

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