Where Have All the Leaders Gone? is a New York Times bestseller book by Lee Iacocca, the former CEO of Chrysler. It was published in Pete said: I’m listening to the audiobook of Lee Iacocca’s Where Have All the Lee Iacocca, in answering the question “Where Have All the Leaders Gone,” fails . Iacocca, the bestselling author and former president of Ford and Chrysler, is back to sound a howl of anger against the sad state of leadership.

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As I continued to read today I had to sta It has been my goal to read books from many different points of view, not necessarily of my own. Oct 14, J Pearce rated it really liked it.

I read this book hoping to tje knowledge on leadership style from a well known business leader.

Snopes and the Snopes. However, he has harsh words for Democrats, labor union leaders and corporate big shots as well. The only entertaining part of the book was his praises of John Edwards as a good character presidential candidate for and how he leeaders inspirational in supporting his wife through her trials with cancer, insert sarcasm here.

Whether it’s building a better car or building a better future for our children, we all have a role to play. Showing of reviews. This article needs additional citations for verification. His reasons for passing on those solicitations were the same as usually uttered yhe other very capable people; they are not confident about their ability to participate effectively in the degradingly duplicitous and disingenuous management system that we currently call “politics.

April 17, Sold by: Our borders are like sieves and they want to give all illegals amnesty and free healthcare. That story will make the reader laugh. For example, variants that circulated a month before the presidential election included the following non-Iacocca passages referencing Democratic nominee Barack Obama: Some quotes from the book: Product details File Size: It is a good read.


Things change, and you get creative. Everyone’s hunkering down, fingers crossed, hoping it doesn’t happen again. That was George Bush’s moment of truth, and he was paralyzed. I didn’t know that Condi Rice had been on the board of Chevron for 10 years when Bush picked her for his inner circle. You can get your own point of view for free.

Where are the voices of leaders who can inspire us to action and make zll stand taller? On the chance that was because he could not figure it out, here is my answer: Lee Iacocca wrote this book to whwre out his frustration on President George W. Sep 06, Conrad rated it really liked it Shelves: May 29, Steph loves water rated it liked it Shelves: What is so ironic is most of his points really could apply to President Barak Obama. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

He just has a lot of sound bites. Our schools are in trouble. He’d rather clear brush on his ranch than immerse himself in the business of governing.

Lee Iacocca – Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Let’s tell ’em all we’ve had enough. Communication has to start with telling the truth, even when it’s painful. His idea is to start a commission that pulls government, labor and management together to put together a “Marshall Plan” to rebuild our country.

He implores for citizens to vote while conceding that our choices are often limited to those with wealth and power and “ties”. One of the most Liberal Idiots in the U.

Refresh and try again. He kee challenge the reader throughout the book to call out leaders who spout BS, elect great leaders, read books, find a mentor, and other small actions. Confessing that he has “flunked retirement,” Iacocca calls on citizens of all ages to vote, get involved, and choose our leaders carefully. Scribner April Length: See full terms and conditions and this month’s choices.


I understand a few things about leadership at the top. Free eBook offer available to NEW subscribers only. Leader of it is a revelation, but somehow the way he really puts out there that America is about sticking together and being willing to sacrifice, rings more true than any of the messages we have heard from our actual leaders.

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The war in Iraq has been, among other things, a grand failure of communication. Help us keep Snopes. Maybe George Bush is a great guy to hang out with at a barbecue or a ball game. The most valuable thing I got from the book was his request that everyone, reg This is the equivalent of sitting down with your grandfather and listening to him dispense pearls of wisdom about the state of the United States.

A true leader always strives to inspire. Dale Carnegie, for example, chose a moderately whede businessman called Dale Carnegie, and analyzed what he did and why.

The topic of this article may not meet Wikipedia’s general notability guideline. He kept sitting there for twenty minutes with a baffled look on his face.