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It's Your Ship - Management Techniques from the Best Damn Ship in the Navy

Michael Abrashoff

The story of Captain D. Michael Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. Now Abrashoff offers this fascinating tale of top-down change for anyone trying to navigate today's uncertain business seas. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of USS Benfold, a ship armed with every cutting-edge system available, it was like a business that had all the latest technology but only some of the productivity. Knowing that responsibility for improving performance rested with him, he realized he had to improve his own leadership skills before he could improve his ship. Within months he created a crew of confident and inspired problem-solvers eager to take the initiative and take responsibility for their actions. The slogan on board became "It's your ship," and Benfold was soon recognized far and wide as a model of naval efficiency. How did Abrashoff do it? Against the backdrop of today's United States Navy-Benfold was a key player in our Persian Gulf fleet-Abrashoff shares his secrets of successful management including:

The story of Captain D. Michael Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. Now Abrashoff offers this fascinating tale of top-down change for anyone trying to navigate today's uncertain business seas. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of USS Benfold, a ship armed with every cutting-edge system available, it was like a business that had all the latest technology but only some of the productivity. Knowing that responsibility for improving performance rested with him, he realized he had to improve his own leadership skills before he could improve his ship. Within months he created a crew of confident and inspired problem-solvers eager to take the initiative and take responsibility for their actions. The slogan on board became "It's your ship," and Benfold was soon recognized far and wide as a model of naval efficiency. How did Abrashoff do it? Against the backdrop of today's United States Navy-Benfold was a key player in our Persian Gulf fleet-Abrashoff shares his secrets of successful management including:
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The story of Captain D. Michael Abrashoff and his command of USS Benfold has become legendary inside and outside the Navy. Now Abrashoff offers this fascinating tale of top-down change for anyone trying to navigate today's uncertain business seas. When Captain Abrashoff took over as commander of USS Benfold, a ship armed with every cutting-edge system available, it was like a business that had all the latest technology but only some of the productivity. Knowing that responsibility for improving performance rested with him, he realized he had to improve his own leadership skills before he could improve his ship. Within months he created a crew of confident and inspired problem-solvers eager to take the initiative and take responsibility for their actions. The slogan on board became "It's your ship," and Benfold was soon recognized far and wide as a model of naval efficiency. How did Abrashoff do it? Against the backdrop of today's United States Navy-Benfold was a key player in our Persian Gulf fleet-Abrashoff shares his secrets of successful management including:

Language:

English

Narrators:

John Rubinstein

Length:

2h 57m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

07:33


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

05:58


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

04:13


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:43


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:58


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

03:17


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

03:32


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

03:10


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:01


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:20


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:10


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:08


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:45


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

01:57


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:20


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

02:53


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:25


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

04:46


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

05:20


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:24


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

06:17


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

07:13


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

04:32


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

04:27


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

03:28


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:12


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

03:52


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:40


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

05:46


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

06:44


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

05:32


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:58


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:20


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

03:18


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:58