Date of Submission
Campus Only Senior Thesis
Bachelor of Arts
© 2014 Mark Nietzel
This thesis observes and critiques leadership and crisis management by seven of the presidents of the United States, starting in the mid 20th century and ending right before our current president’s term. The paper analyzes presidential policies and decision-making, and assesses (grades) their overall performance on how they managed crises. The paper will look at the historical aspects of each crisis and view them through the governmental lens the presidency, and then apply leadership concepts to each president for a final analysis.
Nietzel, Mark, "A Critique of the American Presidency: Crisis Management Successes and Failures" (2015). CMC Senior Theses. 1013.
This thesis is restricted to the Claremont Colleges current faculty, students, and staff.