Dave Oliver's Against the Tide: Rickover's Leadership Principles and the PDF

By Dave Oliver

Admiral Hyman Rickover for my part revolutionized naval conflict and changed the end result of the chilly warfare. at the same time he drove innovation into American -- which within the a long time in view that has confirmed to be a wellspring of energy for American expertise. As a touchstone of his good fortune, in the course of Rickover’s stewardship the Russians had actually dozens of reactor injuries, yet Rickover’s single-minded concentrate on security safe american citizens in addition to and our lands from nuclear contamination.

Rickover did all of this first and foremost through the strength of his personal character and finally via insisting on radical tradition switch. the writer had the great fortune to for my part recognize and be concerned with Admiral Rickover in addition to the various finest gamers and protagonists in the course of a lot of this thirty yr strategy of wrenching cultural upheaval. the writer leaves specified biographical information of Rickover to others, as a substitute targeting formerly unknown ancient occasions within which he for my part participated or had special wisdom which spotlight the administration and management rules at the back of Rickover’s achievements and position very important occasions (President Eisenhower selecting nuclear submarines to counter Sputnik, improvement of the Polaris Fleet, the connection of Admirals Zumwalt and Rickover, the lack of USS Scorpion, the prevalence of the yankee submarines over the Soviet fleet, etc.) in an old perspective.

Because of his life’s paintings, the writer is uniquely certified to use a lot of Rickover’s rules to different events. for instance, Dave good knows the actual military tradition Rickover needed to damage for the writer all started his personal profession on a diesel boat. equally because the writer spent a decade in US as both the manager govt Officer or the manager working Officer, he is familiar with tips on how to establish occasions the place Rickover’s rules could be utilized to situations. this can be performed on the finish of every bankruptcy within the ebook, therefore delivering a place to begin for any who desire to use this resource for case studies.

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