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The Scylla and Charybdis of strategic leadership

J. R. McKay

The Scylla and Charybdis of strategic leadership

by J. R. McKay

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Published by Canadian Defence Academy Press in [Winnipeg] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Command of troops,
  • Strategy,
  • Leadership,
  • Military art and science -- Canada,
  • Military art and science -- United States,
  • Commandement des troupes,
  • Stratégie,
  • Leadership,
  • Art et science militaires -- Canada,
  • Art et science militaires -- États-Unis,
  • Canada -- Armed Forces,
  • United States -- Armed Forces,
  • Canada -- Forces armées,
  • États-Unis -- Forces armées

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJ.R. McKay.
    ContributionsCanadian Defence Academy., Canada. Canadian Armed Forces. Wing, 17.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB210 .M34 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 126 p. ;
    Number of Pages126
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24008086M
    ISBN 109780662478157, 9780662478164
    LC Control Number2009482554

    Charybdis and his wife Scylla were international terrorists who took codenames after monsters in Greek mythology. Scylla was killed when a bomb she had been holding exploded. The grief drove her.   The story of Scylla and Charybdis, from the Odyssey, which was written by Homer. I made this Walfas thing for school! It was a big hit, actually! There was applause! But will Youtube .

      Scylla and Charybdis In the Greek myth of Scylla and Charybdis, two deadly hazards loomed before sailors navigating the Strait of Messina between Sicily and Calabria. On the Calabrian side towered Scylla, a rocky shoal mythologized as a six-headed : One Hot Mess.   Planning for hypothetical wars represented one of the most daunting challenges for the Army in the interwar years (). A challenging strategic environment, a weak force lacking in significant capability, and no unified national security apparatus all combined to limit the options available to the Army's War Plans Division.

    Scylla and Charybdis. In Greek mythology, Scylla and Charybdis were a pair of monsters who lived on opposite ends of the Strait of Messina between Italy and Sicily Scylla was originally a sea nymph who was loved by the sea god Poseidon*. Out of jealousy, Poseidon's wife Amphitrite poisoned the waters in which Scylla bathed. This turned Scylla into a six-headed beast with three rows of sharp. Scylla and Charybdis Peter Siviglia ([email protected]) has practiced law in New York for more than 50 years, representing clients both domestic and foreign, public and private. He has served as special counsel to other firms on contract preparation, negotiations, and other legal matters.


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The Scylla and Charybdis of Strategic Leadership Paperback – January 1, by J. McKay (Author)Author: J. McKay. Choosing to go around the Clashing Rocks, Odysseus then must confront either Scylla or Charybdis.

The first is a six-headed monster lurking in an overhanging, fog-concealed cavern. She cannot be defeated in battle, and she will devour at least six of the Greeks, one for each of her hideous heads that feature triple rows of thickset fangs.

Scylla and Charybdis --Strategy in the Western world from ancient Greece to the Industrial Revolution --Leadership in the Western world from ancient Greece to the midth century --Charybdis: the swirling vortex of business and social science literature --Scylla: the five American armed forces --Comparing Scylla and Charybdis --Odysseus: the Canadian forces.

Scylla is a sea monster with 6 heads that have their own tentacles and that it eats 1 man for every head it has and Charybdis was once a beautiful naiad, now a huge whirlpool that can swallow the entire ship What does Odysseus say to his men to boost their courage as they approach Scylla and Charybdis.

Scylla and Charybdis: The Army’s Development of War Plan Orange by MAJ Adam M Cannon, United States Army, 52 Pages. Planning for hypothetical wars represented one of the most daunting challenges for the Army in the interwar years ().File Size: KB.

After that, Odysseus can take one of two paths. One twoard Scylla, aseas monster that devours sailors. The other twoard Charybdis, a giant whirl-pool like monster. Odysseus is advised to sail twoard Scylla, because it is better to lose some of his crew than to lose all of them and the ship, too.

1 Barbara Kellerman, Bad Leadership, (Harvard Business Review Press, ). 2 Ryan Holiday, Ego is the Enemy, (Portfolio, ). Note: Scylla and Charybdis are monsters in Greek mythology and are in Homer’s Odyssey, Book XII–the comment “It is Scylla and Charybdis” is in reference to being caught between two irrepressible monsters.

The Scylla is a six headed monster who will take six of Odysseus's men. The Charybdis is a giant whirlpool that will consume and destroy Odysseus's entire ship.

Odysseus decides to use the passage. Scylla & Charybdis: What demand does Odysseus make of his men as they approach rough waters. He said pay attention and take my orders. Scylla & Charybdis: What quality of heroic leadership does Odysseus show in lines.

He felt bad that there was nothing he can do for his shipmates while the Sycla was eating them. Preying on passing mariners, Scylla was a terrible creature with six heads and twelve feet, while Charybdis, living on the opposite side of the straits, was another monster who, over time, was transformed in the imagination of the ancients into a more rational, but no less lethal, whirlpool.

Homer’s Odyssey – Book XII: Scylla and Charybdis (characters & themes) This resource contains: 1x PowerPoint Presentation 1x Characters & Themes Worksheet This lesson examines the characters and key themes in Book XII (Scylla and Charybdis) of Homer’s Odyssey.

The students first reflect on what key themes are shown in Book XII and then examine how they are. Readers and Book Lovers Science Matters Scylla and Charybdis, Keep the incidents and deaths down through competence and leadership and the jackasses will use those results to. A summary of Book III in Virgil's The Aeneid.

Learn exactly what happened in this chapter, scene, or section of The Aeneid and what it means. Perfect for acing essays, tests, and quizzes, as well as for writing lesson plans. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Author of The Scylla and Charybdis of strategic leadership J. McKay |. Next, she told him, the crew must pass between Scylla, a terrible six-headed monster, and Charybdis, who creates a whirlpool that sucks whole ships down into the sea three times a the ship Argo has passed between these monsters with no lives lost.

Circe advised that Odysseus sail his ship past Scylla and sacrifice six men rather than risk getting sucked down into the whirlpool and. Being between Scylla and Charybdis is an idiom deriving from Greek mythology, which has been associated with the proverbial advice "to choose the lesser of two evils".

Several other idioms, such as "on the horns of a dilemma", "between the devil and the deep blue sea", and "between a rock and a hard place" express similar mythical situation also developed a proverbial use in which.

star Top subject is Literature In Homer 's Odyssey, Scylla is a six-headed, man-eating monster positioned across a narrow strait from an enormous ship-swallowing whirlpool, Charybdis. Odysseus'. Summary and Analysis Book III Summary. Continuing his account of how the Trojans came to present-day Libya's shores, Aeneas relates how, at the beginning of the summer following Troy's destruction, the Trojans built a fleet of ships and set forth to seek a new homeland.

after escaping Scylla and Charybdis, landed on the coast of Sicily. Scylla and Charybdis (Monsters of Mythology Series) by Bernard Evslin and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   Between the Scylla and Charybdis: ANC MPs and the proposed vote of no confidence Just as Homer had to face his monsters in choosing between the Scylla and Charybdis Author: Phillip Dexter.

He got a total of $ billion over four years for the Strategic National Stockpile that of late has proved wholly inadequate. to a Scylla or a Charybdis rather than exercising the simple.Odysseus demonstrates leadership in Book XII in several ways. When he and his crew were preparing to set sail from Aeaea, Circle warned him of the dangers they would soon encounter.

These are the. John William Waterhouse, “The Siren” Reading the Odyssey in a superb translation of Robert Fitzgerald is like listening to the most delightful music.

No interpretation can possibly replace the sheer pleasure of experiencing Homer's talent. The opening lines of Book XII read: “The ship sailed on, out of the Ocean Stream, riding a long swell.