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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President — four hundred and counting. Lee has helped me figure it out – none of the current leaders act like leaders. This page was last edited on 14 Juneat He speaks about many subjects I enjoyed his section on retirement that wander far from his title concept. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. This country has the largest oil reserves in the WORLD, and we cannot drill for it because the politicians have been bought by the flea-hugging environmentalists.

Bush brags about never reading a newspaper. I’m going to speak up because it’s my patriotic duty. President, your instincts aren’t good enough. Then I spied this one. Iacocca gave me back the hope that there are still some good people left and maybe we can change this around.

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So I’ll tell you how I see it, and it’s not pretty, but at least it’s real. People pick up this book and get a glimpse at not just a phenomenal businessman, Iacocca did in fact bring Chrysler back from bankruptcy to being an automotive giant, but also a great man.


In hindsight it is even funnier to see how Iacocca was viewing all candidates before Obama won his first and then second election. Like many pundits it is easy to point out flaws in the system, but what can we do for solutions?

That story will make the reader laugh. Where Have All the Leaders Gone? Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

He comes down hard on excessive executive pay — kind of unusual for one who was a recipient of big paychecks in his career. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Forget about us baby-boomers. Then, instead of taking the quickest route back to Washington and immediately going on the air to reassure the panicked people of this country, he decided it wasn’t safe to return to the White House.

A third of the book rants about obvious blunders of the W. Iacocca, but I related to what he said and enjoyed his book.

Lee Iacocca – Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

He even told an interviewer that the high point of his presidency so far was catching a seven-and-a-half-pound perch in his hand-stocked lake. As the CEO of Chrysler Corporation, he brought the company back from the brink of bankruptcy and worked with the government to overcome the fallout from the s oil crisis. Apr 12, Robb rated it liked it Shelves: Second, because there is so much more in the book that in conversations with family and friends, no matter what the topic, I currently find myself mentioning what Iacocca had to say.


You’ve got to really want to get something done. Charisma is the quality that makes thr want to follow you. Overall this book title is misleading; there is little about actual leadership here – rather this is a conglomeration of rants, biography, raves and a plea to vote.

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

To avenge his daddy because Saddam Hussein once tried to have him killed? Learn more about Amazon Giveaway. It is a blunt indictment of American culture, the people, AND the leaders.

Lee Iacocca has the answer.

You can’t call yourself a patriot if you’re not outraged. What I learned about this book is that Iacocca doesn’t like George W.

The arguments made are very simplistic and easy to make. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Iacocca, who comes from a blue collar background, went to college Lehigh, not some Ivy League school and prospered as he worked hard and picked up mentors along the way. Often, when companies get big they tend to grow sluggish. Name me an industry leader who is thinking creatively about how we can restore our competitive edge in manufacturing. Aug 11, Rusty Henrichsen rated it it was amazing.

FACT CHECK: Lee Iacocca – Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Leadership is forged in times of crisis. I’ve said for years that it’s not the government that will save us.

The above notwithstanding, I give Lee’s book high marks.