Psychology and the Soldier
The Art of Leadership
This book, first published in 1944, stresses the point that there is no shortcut to successful wartime leadership, and pays a close analysis to the attributes that contribute to being a sound leader of soldiers. Written in the middle of the Second World War, this book gives us valuable insights into the values and training of the British Army in the second half of the war.
Table of Contents
1. The Attributes of a Leader 2. Character and Personality 3. Prestige 4. Personality and Speech 5. The Psychology of Instruction 6. Example 7. What’s In A Name? 8. The Psychology of Leadership 9. Care of Men 10. Team Spirit 11. Morale: The Secret Weapon 12. Fear 13. The Psychology of Discipline 14. Ideals