Volume 8 – Outstanding Leader in Sport: Harold W. Henning – Leadership Between Swimming and Politics [in English]
The main concern of the book is to introduce the reader into the manifold challenges and high demands a leader of an international sports organization was continuously encountered . Harold W. Henning, a dental doctor and, besides his professional occupation, an excellent athlete, couch, judge, administrator and leader, run an amazing, unique career which reached its summit in his functions as Hon. Secretary and President of the World Swimming Federation (FINA). Just during his turns of office there were many complicated political, social, economical and other involvements and made high demands on the leadership qualities at the top of an International Sports Federation. The book demonstrates in some selected examples his continuous ridge walk between sports and politics and summarizes his brilliant leadership, success, acknowledgment and distinction inclusive the retroactive effect on the self confidence and ambition.
Aachen Meyer & Meyer Verlag 2002