May 18, 2021

How do you lead when you're in crises?

How do you lead when you're in crises?

Colonel James Minnich, Professor at Daniel K Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies


Join Sgt. Tom Datro and Colonel James  Minnich, an academic, author, and retired U.S. Army Colonel as they talk about leadership in policing. Minnich has in-depth experiences in NE Asia since 1982, including 15 years of duty in Korea. He is a professor at the Daniel K. Inouye Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies in Hawaii where he previously served as Associate Dean, Senior Military Professor, and Senior Military Officer before retiring as a U.S. Army Colonel after 37 years of active duty in 2019. 


  • Definition of Leadership: "I see leadership as an act of inspiring and influencing people. By providing purpose, direction, and motivation to help them think and act." - Colonel Minnich
  • The Five Dysfunctions of a Team - fear of bringing things up is one of those dysfunctions that creates “yes-man” organizations. 
  • Crises in leadership
  • The importance of accountability in policing 
  • People as the priority vs People as the problem

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Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/james-minnich/

School: https://apcss.org/college/faculty/minnich/

 

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Resources Mentioned: 
 
From Good to Great
The Speed of Trust 
Kotter 8 Step
The Five Dysfunctions of a Team