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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

Label
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
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Carter, Ashton B
Dewey number
  • 355.6092
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
UA23
LC item number
.C2746 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Carter, Ashton B
  • United States
  • Cabinet officers
  • United States
  • United States
  • Pentagon (Va.)
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Inside the five-sided box : lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon, Ash Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Isbn
9781524743918
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018060527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1102637056
Label
Inside the five-sided box : lessons from a lifetime of leadership in the Pentagon, Ash Carter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 437-448) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Isbn
9781524743918
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2018060527
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)1102637056

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