The Tender Ship : Governmental Management of Technological Change

Unsurprisingly, Arthur Squires presents us with a remarkable book. Unsurprisingly because this is a remarkable man - accomplished engineer, gifted musician, sensitive humanist, talented teacher, analytical observer, felicitous writer - altogether a man with the kind of breadth and depth that we rare...

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Main Author: Squires, Arthur M.
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Published: Boston, MA Birkhäuser Boston 1986, 1986
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1. The Vasa… the R100… the R101
  • 2. Maestros… Apprentices
  • 3. Ways of Bureaucracy
  • 4. The AR-15… the M-16
  • 5. Sand… Water… Superflight
  • 6. Species of Bureaucracy
  • 7. Honest Direction… Directed Dishonesty
  • 8. Presidents
  • 9. Professors
  • 10. Practitioners
  • 11. The Fat and Far… the Lean and Near
  • 12. Bureaucracy… Civilized Life
  • Students in four Honors Colloquia at Virginia Tech, with titles of their papers