Leadership Style and TraitsIntroduction
ship by captain D. Michael Abrashoff is a story that emphasizes on his
leadership skills completing the journey from the Navy’s underperforming war vessels to one of
the best damn ship. The story is all about the captain and USS Benfold which was considered asthe advanced and updated ship having all the machines used in fighting while sailing in high seashores, but the morale of the crew deeply low and also the performance scores are much lowerthan the expectations of the Navy.From the day first captain tried to keep the competence level and morale level below/above of his new crew. He also enhanced and upgrades the lifestyle on vessel by improving trainingsystem. He retained the pride level which was disappeared sometime long before. In fact he cutdown or decreases down the cost of maintenance through replacement with products that weremore durable by mediocre equipment.
Abrashoff doesn’t worried for his status as the Benfold’
s new commander has, but he truly caresfor maintaining his trust dignity and respect in the eyes of others which has been lost by hispredecessor, for keeping his good record he does some efforts like sending the chiefs of ship toschool for proper training, in order to protect the vessel from rusty stains he order for steel thatare highly resists from the rust.Captain did an effort to maintain the fruitful communication between every crew memberthrough maintaining formal and informal interviews both. As he really want to put his effortsfruitful he started to read the existing interviews of the ones who had left or wanted to left theprofession of navy. Finally he found the results and among them most reasons he find out seemsunnecessary. Some of the reasons he got like members were not receiving desired respect, they