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Bleeding talent : how the US military mismanages great leaders and why it's time for a revolution

Author: Tim Kane
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.
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"This book will shape the debate on how to save the military from itself. The first part recognizes, indeed celebrates, what the military has done well in attracting and developing leadership talent. The book then examines the causes and consequences of the modern military's stifling personnel system, with a close look at strategic failures in Iraq and Afghanistan. The book also reports a new survey of active duty
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tim Kane
ISBN: 9780230391277 0230391273
OCLC Number: 793573160
Description: xii, 271 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
A cautionary tale --
The paradox of military leadership --
Entrepreneurs in uniform --
Exodus --
It's not business, it's personnel --
Winning battles, losing wars --
Coercion --
War machines --
Measuring merit --
Appendix: Survey of West Point graduates.
Responsibility: Tim Kane.
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"Tim Kane's analysis is compelling and his findings are relevant for other organizations, public and private, that risk bleeding talent. For anyone interested in the future of the American military Read more...

 
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