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The Arts of Leadership$
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Keith Grint

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780199244898

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.001.0001

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Horatio Nelson: Determining the Indeterminate Military Hero

Horatio Nelson: Determining the Indeterminate Military Hero

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(p.225) 7 Horatio Nelson: Determining the Indeterminate Military Hero
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The Arts of Leadership
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KEITH KEITH

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244898.003.0007

This chapter considers the case of Horatio Nelson. It evaluates the utility of the four arts in explaining the success of England's greatest admiral. It notes that Nelson's character, and presumably his leadership skill and style, have been based on loyalty. It also talks about his independence of thought and action, which was often articulated and executed at the expense of loyalty to his superior officers and to the Admiralty. It discusses the battle of Trafalgar as well as Nelson's tactics during that battle.

Keywords:   Horatio Nelson, leadership, loyalty, Trafalgar

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