Assignment: Pentagon

How to Excel in a Bureaucracy

Col. Daniel M. Gerstein USA (Ret.), Maj. Gen. Perry M. Smith USAF (Ret.)

Since the first edition of "Assignment: Pentagon” was published in 1988, great changes have occurred in the international environment, the application of U.S. national security strategy, and the manner in which the Pentagon functions.
Publication date:
June 2007
Publisher :
Potomac Books, Inc.
Language:
English
Format Available     Quantity Price
Paperback
ISBN : 9781597970969

Dimensions : 230 X 150 cm
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£14.99
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Overview
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• The updated version of the classic crucial handbook for understanding the Pentagon's informal set of arrangements, networks, and functions

Since the first edition of "Assignment: Pentagon” was published in 1988, great changes have occurred in the international environment, the application of U.S. national security strategy, and the manner in which the Pentagon functions. Now in its fourth printing and with a coauthor to lend a different perspective, Assignment: Pentagon remains the best book for anyone who works for the Pentagon, or for any big bureaucracy for that matter.

Eminently readable,"Assignment: Pentagon” is the essential guide for the newly assigned military person, fresh civilian, and interested outsider to the Pentagon's informal set of arrangements, networks, and functions that operate in the service and joint service world. From the type of wristwatch one needs to how to succeed on the Joint Staff, the book delivers a wealth of practical advice and helpful hints about surviving the pressures and problems of working in "The Building.” If you've been assigned to the Pentagon or are starting work for any large company, you need "Assignment: Pentagon”.