Power ambition glory [electronic resource] : the stunning parallels between great leaders of the ancient world and today -- and the lessons you can learn / Steve Forbes & John Prevas.
- ISBN: 9780307452290 (electronic bk.)
- ISBN: 0307452298 (electronic bk.)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource (xii, 308 p.) : ill., maps.
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Publisher: New York : Crown Business, c2009.
|General Note:|| Includes index.
|Formatted Contents Note:|| The Persian Empire : cultural diversity, self-determination, and the art of making money -- Cyrus the Great : lessons in tolerance and inclusion -- Classical Greece : do thinkers make good leaders? -- Xenophon : building consensus and finding direction -- Alexander the Great : the Price of Arrogance -- Carthage: a business man's paradise -- Hannibal of Carthage : thinking out of the box -- The Roman Republic : the ultimate multinational -- Julius Caesar : ego and ambition -- Augustus : stability and moderation.
|Summary, etc.:|| A collaboration between the chairman and CEO of Forbes Media and a classics professor compares six great leaders of the ancient world to contemporary business leaders to evaluate their successes and their failures.
|Source of Description Note:|| Description based on print version record.
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