Heroic Age of Antarctic Exploration

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    mission. Team building is extremely tricky for entrepreneurs and leaders. Shackleton made sure to be a commanding presence, all while putting himself in the line of fire at times. Teams will always be tested, but sacrifice and genuine care from leaders speaks volumes. In doing so, his crew would go anywhere with him without question, even if he went without a devised plan or goal. His physical condition and reputation were weakness than could have derailed the entire voyage from the start. Scott had put a blemish on Shackleton’s reputation when he came out with his account of their earlier voyage together, stating that he was not physically capable. Along with this account, Shackleton had to deal with creditors who had lost faith in him and explorations all together. He was able to overcome his physical weakness when he was trying to save his men, knowing he may be their only hope. Unfortunately, he could not overcome his heart attacks that followed on a later voyage, where he ultimately died at a young…

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    Although Sir Ernest Shackleton did not conquer his life dream, some still believe he is a great explorer. Ernest Shackleton was an Irish-British explorer who had attempted multiple times to accomplish his dreams, but failed. Later, after a tragic accident, he decided to become a journalist. Before he died, he set sail for one last attempt at being the first person to ever cross the whole Antarctic. When Ernest Shackleton was younger, he had gone and “joined the merchant navy at the age of 16”…

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    Endurance by Alfred Lansing is an intense, attention-grabbing story based on Sir Ernest Shackleton’s attempt to be the first person to ever cross the continent of Antarctica. Ernest Shackleton was an Irish Explorer who specialized to explorations to the Artic region. His first exploration to the Artic region was under the command of Robert Scott from 1901-1903. Six years later, he was knighted for commanding the successful British Antarctica Expedition that began in 1907 and ended in 1909. On…

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    Sir Ernest Shackleton

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    While completing these readings on the life and leadership of Sir Ernest Shackleton, it was necessary to compare and contrast his leadership style and abilities to my own. Shackleton was very skilled at being personable and a kindred soul with all of his men. His unwavering love and support for them was clear by his actions during their ordeal. This eventually won him such praise and respect that, several years later when planning his next expedition, many of the men signed on with him again…

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    On December fifth, 1914, a man stood on the deck of a ship with twenty-seven other men, heading towards Antarctica to make history. Who was this man, and what was he planning on doing? Sir Ernest Shackleton was the leader of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition. The goal of this expedition was to make a journey to the center of Antarctica and across the other side of the continent, something that had never been done before in history. Little did they know, the journey would not unfold how…

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    Sir Ernest Shackleton was a man of great loyalty, perseverance and courage. Shackleton and a team of 28 men set out to conquer Antarctica. They were determined to be the first team to cross the entire continent via land. This amazing feat had been attempted several times all ending in failure. Although, on their way to claim glory for not only themselves, but their country, disaster struck. Their seemingly undefeatable ship, the Endurance, was crushed by ice and the men were forced to abandon…

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    What were the causes of the different results of MAundsen and Scott expeditions to the south pole in 1911 In the peak of Heroic age of Antarctic discovery, a race to reach the center of the south pole was started by two exploreres. The first one Robert Falcon Scott, with the help of the Geographical Society of England, started planning his journey, without the pressure of the race until when in meltrne he received the telegram of Amundsen communicating his expendieron to the south pole.…

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    the interests of each member so that he could judge the strengths of each person and later he assigned them duties according to their intrusts and abilities that was a perfect example of transformational leadership. For Shackleton the first priority during the whole journey was the lives of his people, from the case study it can be seen that during the whole time Shackleton think himself responsible for the lives of his crew. These things show the transformational leadership theory of…

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