TITLE

Beware of Boldness

AUTHOR(S)
Crane, Conrad C.
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Parameters: U.S. Army War College;Summer2006, Vol. 36 Issue 2, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article looks at the ongoing defense transformation that is calling for U.S. Armed Forces leaders to be more bold and innovative in their conduct in the global war against terrorism. Examining closely the conduct of American military leaders, the author notes that leaders have been seldom seen as bold since the First World War. He contends that the country should look on leaders who are prudent and know how to make use of each opportunities that those who boldly take big risk.
ACCESSION #
21101068

 

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