How do you lead when you're in crises?
Play • 1 hr 20 min

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

Connect with Colonel James on

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

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

 

Connect with Policing in America Podcast on:

Website: https://www.policinginamerica.com/

Email: policinginamericapodcast@gmail.com

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