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MG Matthew Ridgway as the 82d Airborne Division commander : a case study on the impact of vision and character in leadership

Author: Bryan N Groves; Institute of Land Warfare (Association of the United States Army)
Publisher: Arlington, Va. : Institute of Land Warfare, Association of the United States Army, ©2006.
Series: Land warfare papers, no. 59.; National security affairs paper.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Explores the pioneering aspects of Ridgway's leadership and outlines how he navigated the tumultuous early days of airborne training and warfare. The paper also illustrates the steps Ridgway followed to prepare the 82d for its successful participation in Operation Overlord. By applying lessons learned from Ridgway's character and vision, current and aspiring military leaders can grow in their leadership ability.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Named Person: Matthew B Ridgway; Matthew B Ridgway
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan N Groves; Institute of Land Warfare (Association of the United States Army)
OCLC Number: 74162981
Notes: "October 2006."
Description: vi, [14] p. ; 27 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Leading from the front --
Better training equals a better army --
Commanding with courage --
Ridgway's legacy.
Series Title: Land warfare papers, no. 59.; National security affairs paper.
Other Titles: Major General Matthew Ridgway as the 82d Airborne Division commander
Case study on the impact of vision and character in leadership
Responsibility: by Bryan N. Groves.

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Explores the pioneering aspects of Ridgway's leadership and outlines how he navigated the tumultuous early days of airborne training and warfare. The paper also illustrates the steps Ridgway followed to prepare the 82d for its successful participation in Operation Overlord. By applying lessons learned from Ridgway's character and vision, current and aspiring military leaders can grow in their leadership ability.

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