Wisdom From The Ancients Enduring Business Lessons From Alexander The Great, Julius Caesar, And The Illustrious Leaders Of Ancient Greece And Rome

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Format: Hardcover
Pub. Date: 2001-10-03
Publisher(s): Basic Books
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Summary

Timeless business wisdom from the brilliant strategists of ancient Greece and Rome

Author Biography

Thomas J. Figueira is a professor of Classics and Ancient History at Rutgers University. T. Corey Brennan is an associate professor in Classics at Rutgers. Rachel Hall Sternberg is Chairperson of the Department of Classical Studies at the College of Wooster in Ohio.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. vii
Leadershipp. 1
Building and Losing Constituenciesp. 25
Consulting and Decisionmakingp. 53
Strategyp. 77
Competitionp. 89
Collegiality and Teamworkp. 100
Risk Takingp. 111
Recognizing Opportunityp. 127
Communicationp. 141
Management-Employee Relationsp. 153
Motivationp. 167
Hiring and Firingp. 181
Delegationp. 191
Handling Success and Coping with Mistakesp. 204
Significant Ancient Avthors and Historical Figuresp. 213
Important Datesp. 219
Indexp. 229
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