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George Patton
An analysis of George Patton's leadership styles, with personal observations by the writer.
# 96443 | 1,356 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Jul 08, 2007 in History (Leaders) , Business (Management)

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This paper discusses George Patton's leadership style, particularly his unique way of working with others, delegating tasks and maintaining order. The paper examines several areas of Patton's style and presents some of his practices. The paper then provides some personal observations of the writer's, in an effort to better understand this unique leader and his leadership style.

Table of Contents:
Patton's Style of Working with Others
The Role Patton's Personality Played in His Emergence and Subsequent Behavior as a Public Leader
Kinds of Issues that Patton Dealt with (either positively or negatively)
Issues/Situations That Caused Disagreement with Patton
Did I Ever Question the Motives of Patton
Did I Ever Ignore Certain Kinds of Information in a Systematic Fashion?
Was I Ever Critical of What Patton Did?
What I Would Have Done Differently?

Sample of Sources Used:

  • (1997). The Fighting Pattons (B. M. Sobel, Ed.). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
  • Pierce, J., & Newstrom, J. (2000). Leaders and the Leadership Process (4th ed.). New York: McGraw Hill.
  • Ryan, L. (2004). Leadership-The Army Way. Business Week online. Retrieved December 5, 2006 from the World Wide Web:

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