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  • Published: 4 January 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241250945
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.99

Turn The Ship Around!

A True Story of Building Leaders by Breaking the Rules




A new model for leadership, by a former Navy captain who transformed his submarine

Captain David Marquet was used to giving orders. In the high-stress environment of USS Santa Fe, a nuclear-powered submarine, it was crucial his men did their job well. But the ship was dogged by poor morale and performance.

Marquet challenged the US Navy's traditional leader-follower approach and used the vastly more powerful model of giving control to his crew. Under his leadership, the Santa Fe skyrocketed from worst to first in the fleet.

Anyone can apply Marquet's approach to create a workplace where everyone takes responsibility for their actions, people are healthier and happier and everyone is a leader.

  • Published: 4 January 2016
  • ISBN: 9780241250945
  • Imprint: Penguin General UK
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 272
  • RRP: $24.99

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