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George custer george custer, the son of a blacksmith, was born in new rumley, ohio, on 5th december, 1839 the family was poor and when he was ten custer was forced to live with his aunt in monroe while at school he met his future wife, elizabeth bacon, the daughter of a judge custer did odd jobs for her family, but was never allowed into the. Lt colonel george armstrong custer led the 7th cavalry as just a part of a three-pronged advance against hostile sioux, cheyenne and arapaho in april to june 1876.
In general george armstrong custer’s case, behavioral and situational are the theories suit his leadership style situational theory applies because of his confidence in the decisions he made, as he served as the general in the united states army. Custer and sitting bull: program notes and perhaps by extension as an epitaph for the white male in general where the ghost of george armstrong custer. The slippery slope of poor leadership there is rarely a single cause for poor leadership for example, when in 1876, george armstrong custer leader skills. George armstrong custer is largely remembered for his infamous last stand at the battle of the little bighorn, but few know that he first made his name as a heroic general during the civil war.
In 1876, custer was scheduled to lead part of the anti-lakota expedition, along with generals john gibbon and george crook he almost didn't make it, however, because his march testimony about indian service corruption so infuriated president ulysses s grant that he relieved custer of his command and replaced him with general alfred terry. Thomas ward custer - george custer's brother who man who possessed questionable decision making skills old general george armstrong. Custer: lessons in leadership (great george armstrong custer became a national hero at the age of twenty general custer was one of those larger-than-life.
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Applying general custer to business management skills this paper examines the leadership skills and techniques utilized by general george armstrong custer, and how they can be extrapolated into sound business management practices. George custer george after leaving west point he joined the staff of general george b mcclellan and during the american civil of the leadership of the. General george armstrong custer martin was an italian immigrant with only basic english language skills who left the custer forceful leadership of a general. Custer: lessons in leadership (great generals) [duane schultz, wesley k clark] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers colorful, charismatic, and controversial, george armstrong custer became a national hero at the age of twenty-three when he was promoted to the rank of brigadier general―barely two years after.