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Leadership, management and command : rethinking D-Day

Author: Keith Grint
Publisher: Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author argues that the successes and failures of D-Day, on both sides, cannot be explained simply by comparing the competing strategies of each side. Instead he provides an account of the battle through the overarching nature of the relationship between the leaders and their followers.
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Grint, Keith.
Leadership, management and command.
Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
(DLC) 2008000224
(OCoLC)191009693
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Keith Grint
ISBN: 9780230590502 0230590500
OCLC Number: 314766381
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [Place of publication not identified] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 503 pages) : illustrations, maps
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: PART ONE: LEADERSHIP, MANAGEMENT AND COMMAND AT D-DAY: --
Problems, Understanding and Decision-Making --
PART TWO: LEADERSHIP & WICKED PROBLEMS --
Western Allied Strategy: the Boxer and the Karateka --
Allied Air Strategy --
Planning to Mislead --
German Strategy- Hard Shell, Soft Shell --
Allied Ground Strategy --
PART THREE: MANAGING TAME PROBLEMS --
Mobilizing the Anglo-Canadians, the Commonwealth, and the Volunteers. --
Mobilizing the Americans --
Technology and the Iceberg --
Mobilizing the Germans: The Wehrmacht and the SS --
Managing Logistics --
'Bag, vomit, one.' --
Technologies --
PART FOUR: COMMANDING IN CRISES --
Commanding --
The Airborne Assaults --
Amphibious Landings --
PART FIVE: RETROSPECTIVE --
Post-D-Day.
Responsibility: Keith Grint.
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