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The Leadership of Muhammad

The Leadership of Muhammad

John Adair


The Leadership of Muhammad is a study of the life story and leadership skills of the Prophet. John Adair served with a Bedouin regiment in the Arab Legion and this book is full of the fascinating detail of Bedouin culture, highlighting the key leadership skills displayed by Muhammad.

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About the book

The Leadership of Muhammad is a very personal study of the life-story and leadership skills of the Prophet. John Adair served with a Bedouin regiment in the Arab Legion and this story is full of fascinating detail of desert life and Bedouin beliefs. A business book that crosses boundaries it highlights the key leadership skills displayed by Muhammad and allows you to share in his wisdom. John Adair weaves the story of Muhammad's life together with aspects of Bedouin culture and ancient proverbs to provide key points for leaders and aspiring leaders. He discusses tribal leadership and essential attributes such as integrity, moral authority and humility.

Learning and leadership go hand in hand. You are not born a leader, but you can become one and it is never too late to learn. John Adair's study or Muhammad and the tribal tradition of leadership is an essential addtion to the leadership debate.

Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 00: Introduction;
    • Chapter - 01: In the black tents of Bani Sa’d;
    • Chapter - 02: The shepherd;
    • Chapter - 03: Caravan leader;
    • Chapter - 04: Dwellers of the desert;
    • Chapter - 05: Muhammad ‘the Trustworthy One’;
    • Chapter - 06: Sharing in hardship;
    • Chapter - 07: Humility;
    • Chapter - 08: From past to present


Integrity, courage, practicality, and other virtues are the focus, and makes 'The Leadership of Muhammad' a certainly intriguing read.
The Midwest Book Review, October 2010
The Midwest Book Review

Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749460761
  • Edition: 1
  • Published: 3rd July 2010
  • Hardback
  • Dimensions: 216x138
  • 144 pages

About the Author

John Adair is the world's leading authority on leadership and leadership development. Over a million managers worldwide have taken part in the Action-Centred Leadership programmes he pioneered. John was also the only British national serviceman to serve in the Arab Legion, where he became adjutant of a Bedouin regiment. He is the author of over 50 books, many of which are published by Kogan Page, including the leadership classics, Not Bosses But Leaders and How to Grow Leaders.

John Adair