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    1.0 Introduction: Shackleton, who died in 1922 at the age of around forty-seven, certainly not achieved his objective of traversing the continent of Antarctica but remembered these days for something more astonishing. In recent years, polar explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton has been celebrated through books, autobiography, films, and a major museum display (Lagace, 2004). Here this satiated journal attempts to critically explore and relate his leadership chronicle, activities on the ice that have a

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    circumstances, Shackleton pushed his limits and managed to bring himself and all of his 28 men through hell. English explorer, Sir Ernest Shackleton - or as his crew called him, The Boss - always had a calling from Antarctica. On his first expedition, Ernest and the crew came closer to the South Pole than anyone in history before. With all his gained knowledge from the previous expedition, he set off with his crew in order to be the first person to reach the South Pole. He didn’t succeed. Shackleton had come

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    Sir Ernest Shackleton “Sir Ernest Shackleton was an Anglo-Irish Antarctic explorer, who made three expeditions to the continent, most famously in 1914 on the Endurance” (Sir Ernest Shackleton). The ‘founder’ of the Shackleton family was Abraham Shackleton. Abraham was a profound Quaker born in Kildare County, Ireland. The Shackleton family originated in the English country of the Yorkshire and consisted of pure Anglo-Irish blood. On February 15, 1874 Ernest Henry Shackleton was born in Kilkea House

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    Honesty Ernest Shackleton was very honest in the probabilities of the expedition and knew it was a risky journey. When he was recruiting for his expeditions, he made these risks clear and only those who were up to the challenge were willing to board. He was honest with his team members. Team player and good communicator Ernest Shackleton had a cohesive team of 28 for the endurance expedition. He was an extraordinary communicator who made his crew his family. He was a good listener, confronted complaints

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    “A journey of a thousands miles begins with a single step,” said the chinese philosopher Laozi. Ernest Shackleton was one of the most influential explorers known for his efforts in Antarctica because he inspired many people, led important expeditions and had helpful traits for the expedition. Groups of people have retraced many of the journeys Shackleton took, not only in Antarctica. Ernest Shackleton was known as “heroic.” Klug said in his article “Anyone who has heard of his heroic exploits.”

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    Shackleton, the star of the novel ‘Shipwreck at the Bottom of the World’ was a very good leader, but what were three characteristics he could use for different occasions? He did show many different characteristics, but the best three I chose are Dauntless as well as Allegiance and don’t forget about Lively. Showing characteristics are always fun, but when you show good characteristics it’s even better. Shackleton is a prime example of showing good characteristics. “They could not linger in their

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    Ernest Shackleton may be one of the best explorers of all time not only because he did not get lost trying to find India but his leadership skills and how he would never give up even to his final hours. Ernest Shackleton's leadership was very unorthodox for the time because he treated everyone as an equal and he hand selected the people of his crew by what seems like their differences. “He assigned several potential troublemakers to his own tent on the ice, proving the value of the saying, “Keep

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    in August 1914, its leader Ernest Shackleton. Shackleton had already been to two different expeditions going to the Antarctic. The first one was when he went with the National Antarctic Expedition, the leader of that was by Robert F. Scott. The second voyage was when he traveled with three companions to go to the Pole, but because of the shortage of food, they had to turn back. This time was going to plan an expedition to cross the Antarctic all the way by foot. Shackleton was an incredible, born leader

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    This video was about Ernest Shackleton expedition to Antarctica in 1914. This expedition was supposed to be first to cross continent with their Trans continent boat Endurance. Shackleton chose 27 men to serve a variety of positions, such as running and navigating the ship, cooks, scientists, surgeons and photographer. His expedition failed to cross the continent, because his boat got trapped in thick pack ice, and man were forced to abandon ship and continue expedition on foot and smaller boat to

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    whist looking back are we able to ask this simple question as we gain an understanding of where we were, as well as where we currently are. "Leadership in Crisis: Ernest Shackleton and the Epic Voyage of the Endurance," a case published by The Harvard Business School, provides an opportunity to observe the role Sir Ernest Henry Shackleton, an Irish explorer in the Royal Geographic Society, played that led to his vessel and crew stranded in the

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