The Essentials of Leading a High-Performance Team

Robert C. Ginnett

I have always admired Mercedes automobiles, especially the way that they drive. My engineering-oriented friends tell me that drive is really a combination of ride and handling, and based on a test drive I took recently, I agree. Out here in Colorado, a Mercedes is as comfortable in its ride on the interstate at seventy-five miles per hour as it is precise in its handling on the tight turns of Independence Pass.

There is, however, a fairly significant obstacle in obtaining this driving experience: cost.1 A Mercedes is particularly expensive to buy and somewhat expensive to maintain. But I know from my limited experience, as well as from listening to a friend who owns one, that ...

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