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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Are all leaders just self interested power brokers? My boss was a guy named Charlie Beacham, who was the East Coast regional manager.

A third of the book rants about obvious blunders of the W. In hindsight it is even funnier to see how Iacocca was viewing all candidates before Obama won his first and then second hhe.

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A self-made man who many Americans once wished would run for president, Iacocca saved the Chrysler Corporation from financial ruin, masterminded the creation of the minivan, and oversaw the renovation of Ellis Island. A Hell of a Mess So here’s where we stand.

He’s the President of the United States and he never reads a newspaper? I believe in America. Along the way, he shares stories about the prominent people he’s met and known, including the time he smoked cigars with Fidel Castro, what Bob Hope told him about how to live a long life, what Lady Sarah Ferguson said to him as they danced, why Bill Clinton woke him up tne Italy, what Robert McNamara taught him about success, how Frank Sinatra sang for him personally, and whom Pope John Paul II asked him to pray for.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. He did a series of so-called town hall meetings last year, in auditoriums packed with his most devoted fans. We should be screaming bloody murder. Charlie gnoe to tell me, “Remember, Lee, the only thing you’ve got going for you as a human being gnoe your ability to reason and your common sense.

That was George Bush’s moment of truth, and he was paralyzed. How did this happen, and more important, whre what Obama did about it! I happen to believe in most of what Lee says in this book. Get past the premise that Mr. Who would have believed that there could ever be a time when “the Big Three” referred to Japanese car companies?

Where Have All the Leaders Gone?

Those frat-boy pranks and the kidding around he enjoys so much don’t go over that well with world leaders. I’m trying to light a fire. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?

George Bush comes from a blue-blooded Connecticut family, but he likes to talk like a cowboy. Of course whwre wrote this two years ago before the auto industry fiasco actually happened. And that applies to companies and governments. Read more Read less. Name me an industry leader who is thinking creatively about how we can restore our competitive edge in manufacturing.


If that doesn’t scare the crap out of you, I don’t know what will.

Editorial Reviews From Publishers Weekly 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 in the U. Instead, they spend most of their time trying to convince us that things are not really as bad as they seem.

Bush is like the boy who didn’t cry wolf when the wolf was at the door. Lists with This Book. But I’ll tell you what we didn’t do. 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.

He listened to a higher father. Say what I might about his sometimes simplistic-sounding advice, but it is hard to argue with success. Jul 16, David rated it liked it. Name me one leader who emerged from the crisis of Hurricane Katrina.