Leadership Video

Retired US Navy Captain Michael Abrashoff, in his book It’s Your Ship: Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy, describes how he got command of a ship which was just about on the verge of mutiny because of its previous commander’s poor leadership. Abrashoff turned this around through a number of means, one of the most important being to reward the crew for good suggestions, a policy which ultimately made the ship the most efficient in the Navy. Beyond that, he gave them a sense of purpose, of importance and responsibility.

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