The “Think Factories”

January 1962
New Republic;1/15/62, Vol. 146 Issue 3, p33
Focuses on defense studies groups called think factories that advise statesmen and generals. Use of research contracts by the armed forces to circumvent civil service pay scales and personnel regulations; Percentage of total operating budget from government research grants given to several universities; Move of think factories to devise policies that are responsive to the problems faced by the contracting agencies of the federal government.


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