Patton's One-Minute Messages: Tactical Leadership Skills of Business Managers (Paperback)
This collection of George S. Patton's pithy one-liners shows how business managers can succeed by applying the combat-tested principles of one of America's most famous battlefield leaders. Also featured are the works of W. Edwards Deming and Walter A. Shewhart, two pioneers in quality control who have influenced management practice for over 50 years. Illustrations.
About the Author
Charles M. Province grew up in a small mining town and on his Grandpa's farm in in Southeast Missouri. After High School, he joined the U.S. Army where he learned to wire and operate the old "IBM Punch Card Machines" - the precursors to today's computers. Mr. Province spent many years working for computer manufacturing companies such as DEC, CDC, and IBM. He worked for the Union-Tribune Newspaper in San Diego for forty years and has been a computer science instructor in the San Diego Community College District. The subjects of his previous books include General George S. Patton, Jr., the Korean War, World War II, military history, and computer science. He is also an accomplished actor, author of stage plays, singer, and all-round entertainer. He additionally owns a small publishing house that helps people publish their family histories. Mr. Province is available for book readings, lectures, and other entertainment work.