Fourth Anton Myrer Strategic Leadership Conference: A 'Leadership During Crisis' Workshop

  • July 15, 2002
  • COL Gregory A Adams, Michael H Crutcher, Prof James O Kievit, Thomas W Sweeney

Over twenty experienced senior business, civilian government, military, and academic leaders met for three days in mid-June at the U.S. Army War College's Collins Center to examine how leaders respond to various crises in their organizations. The specific objectives of the workshop, the 4th annual leadership symposium sponsored by the Army War College Foundation in honor of Anton Myrer's superb novel on military leadership, "Once An Eagle", included: Similarities and differences in how strategic leaders prepare for and respond to crises in each type of organization, What the leaders of each type of institution might learn from each other regarding leadership during crises, How better to educate strategic leaders.