There are two types of people in the world: patrick o'brian fans, and people who haven't read him yet this second category includes many i have travelled the seas with captain jack aubrey and stephen maturin and, i hope to tempt you to set sail on the “aubreyiad” i won't deny that there are mentions. The inspiration for captain jack 'lucky' aubrey, played by russell crowe in the 2003 film master and commander: the far side of the world has always been a mystery - until now. Mastering leadership reflexes: a case study of captain aubrey in master and commander, utilizing russell west's reflex leadership theory download and those who find within themselves a freedom and ability to adjust their personal style are able to lead more people in more contexts aubrey demonstrates.
Master and commander raised almost dangerously high expectations, post captain triumphantly surpasses them mr o'brian is a master of his [compared to forester's characters] aubrey and maturin are subtler, richer items in addition patrick o'brian has a gift for the comic which forester lacks—t j binyon, times.
An examination of the leadership action of captain jack aubrey, from the movie master & commander.
Those principal characters are captain jack aubrey—brave, gregarious, impetuous, not infrequently subject to romantic indiscretion—and his ship's surgeon (it's no coincidence that the author to whom o'brian is most frequently compared—more than melville or conrad or forester—is jane austen. The hero of patrick o'brien's aubrey/maturin novels, captain jack aubrey is an officer in the english navy his character serves during the napoleonic wars, a time of great conflict and great leaders this provides o'brian the opportunity to integrate real world personalities like lord nelson into his story.
While captain aubrey worries about repairs to his ship, stephen maturin assumes the center stage for the dockyards and salons of malta are alive with napoleon's aubrey is able to showcase his incredible seamanship, strategy, and leadership, while maturin's naturalist excusions are a humorous counterpoint to his.