In today's day and age, people effortlessly equate the business environment to a battlefield, and rightly so! In many ways, business is a battle of strategies, tactics, wits, and character. This is where business leaders are like military leaders—they all fight for dominance and profit.

It is well known that there are several components of military training that can be vital in the corporate domain. There are numerous lessons that corporate managers can learn from military on motivation, team building, goal orientation, and organizational culture.

Leadership Lessons from the Military articulates what lessons from military leadership can be applied to the business context and how to go about it. The book shows how executives can leverage time—tested military practices to create lasting competitive advantage. Business leaders can learn how military leaders tie individual goals with the organizational goals, resulting in a highly motivated and committed workforce, which, in turn, augments organizational efficiency and enhances employee productivity and retention.

Building Teams: Creating a Person–Organization Fit

Building teams: Creating a person–organization fit

A team is a group of selected individuals, who are appointed on account of their expertise, skills, and attitude and are incorporated with the organization's values and mission. Each of the team members is assigned a given set of tasks and all of them work toward achieving their respective tasks, which lead them to achieve the common goal of the organization.

Building teams is a part of organizational development. It is looked upon as a source of effective functioning of the organizations. There are many dynamics attached to building teams in an organization. One has to understand how teams would function in a synchronized way to achieve the common organizational goal. In addition, one has ...

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