Here, Inc.com assembles its most recent articles on the Iraq war, as well as some timeless pieces on leadership and managing in times of crisis. Use them to gain perspective on what war might mean to your business and to gain courage in leading your company through these tough times.
Companies in many areas of the world are reining in investments and postponing the launch of new projects, according to a webcast/teleconference organized by Wharton on February 12. Titled "Business and the Pending War," the discussion brought together Wharton faculty and members of the Wharton Fellows program who shared their views on how companies can prepare for a war that more and more people consider inevitable.
Leaders on Leadership
From deep in the archives, Inc.com uncovers resources on leadership written by and about military leaders and CEOs whose lessons learned provide poignant advice during this time of crisis.
Leadership guru Warren Bennis and strategic change expert Robert Thomas teamed up to write Geeks and Geezers, a book that focuses on the nation's oldest and youngest leaders and how their eras' values shaped them.
A book review of Lessons from the Top: The Search for America's Best Business Leaders by Thomas J. Neff and James M. Citrin that looks at America's top 50 business leaders and the practical lessons that can be learned from them.
Managing through a Crisis
These resources, mainly written during the last two years, including around the Sept. 11 attacks, focus on how you can muster the courage to lead your organization through any type of crisis.
Even at businesses not directly affected by the terrorist attacks of September 11, workers were often overwhelmed with grief and fear. These seven steps outlined by former Inc. writer Emily Barker helped employees cope with the aftermath of 9/11 and could help your employees in any time of crisis.