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The Resource Inside the five-sided box : lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon, Ash Carter

Inside the five-sided box : lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon, Ash Carter

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Inside the five-sided box : lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon
Title
Inside the five-sided box
Title remainder
lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon
Statement of responsibility
Ash Carter
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The influential former Secretary of Defense presents a memoir that reveals the complex inner workings of the Pentagon and its essential role in global politics, national security, and scientific research
Cataloging source
DLC
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Carter, Ashton B
Dewey number
  • 355.6092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
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  • Carter, Ashton B
  • United States
  • United States
  • Pentagon (Va.)
  • Cabinet officers
  • United States
  • United States
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Political
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE / Security (National & International)
  • HISTORY / United States / 21st Century
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Inside the five-sided box : lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon, Ash Carter
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-448) and index
Contents
Prologue: welcome to my world -- A user's guide to the military-industrial complex -- How not to waste $700 billion -- Working at war speed -- A scientist in the Pentagon -- Many hands on the tiller -- The White House is on the line: serving the President while serving the nation -- A board of directors with 535 members: the arts of dealing with Congress -- Communicating with the press and the public -- Troops in action -- Chain of command: how military plans and orders are developed and executed -- Combat readiness in a crisis-prone world -- Clarity of purpose: defeating isis -- The big picture: defense strategy in a time of transition -- Strategic transition: major adversaries on the global chessboard -- The world's hottest hot spots: Iran, Korea, and beyond -- Maintaining America's high-tech edge: a necessity for strategic success -- People matter most -- Choosing leaders -- Force of the future -- The troops deserve the truth -- Epilogue: a to-do list for a future Secretary
Control code
on1102637056
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781524743918
Lccn
2018060527
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1102637056
Label
Inside the five-sided box : lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon, Ash Carter
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-448) and index
Contents
Prologue: welcome to my world -- A user's guide to the military-industrial complex -- How not to waste $700 billion -- Working at war speed -- A scientist in the Pentagon -- Many hands on the tiller -- The White House is on the line: serving the President while serving the nation -- A board of directors with 535 members: the arts of dealing with Congress -- Communicating with the press and the public -- Troops in action -- Chain of command: how military plans and orders are developed and executed -- Combat readiness in a crisis-prone world -- Clarity of purpose: defeating isis -- The big picture: defense strategy in a time of transition -- Strategic transition: major adversaries on the global chessboard -- The world's hottest hot spots: Iran, Korea, and beyond -- Maintaining America's high-tech edge: a necessity for strategic success -- People matter most -- Choosing leaders -- Force of the future -- The troops deserve the truth -- Epilogue: a to-do list for a future Secretary
Control code
on1102637056
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xiii, 466 pages, 16 unnumbered pages
Isbn
9781524743918
Lccn
2018060527
Other physical details
color illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1102637056

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