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  • SubGenre:Management
  • Language:English
  • Pages:140
  • eBook ISBN:9781626753815

Cattle Drive Administration

A Satire for Modern Leaders, Technicians and Employees

by John L. Castleman

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A satire on leadership using a fictitious cattle drive as a model, ie., trail boss, ramrod, cowboys. A comparison of the different kinds of leaders with strengths and weaknesses cited. A conclusion about being a cowboy type spokesperson..
A brief historical background recall about the American cowboy followed by a fictitious cattle drive with dialog between a trial boss and his ramrod (with accompanying music in separate package). Five other leadership models described with advantages and disadvantages of each. A brief fun description of modern work day and with roles played by different employees. A conclusion about open leadership.
About the author
Received bachelor's degree from Texas Tech University and two graduate degrees from the University of North Texas. Taught history and government for eight years in public schools. Helped to start the teacher education certification program at Lubbock Christian University in 1970. Completed thirty years of service at LCU serving as professor, department chairman, registrar and director of testing. Published two articles regarding teaching profession. Political junkie, regular viewer of news programs and C-Span. Avid fan of Texas Rangers. Achieved life master status as a duplicate bridge player in 2002. Wrote lyrics and music for eleven cowboy songs copyrighted in 2008 to accompany dialogue in Chapter Two of book..