By Benjamin Armstrong
Despite his dramatic impression at the U.S. military within the first half the 20 th century, Sims is a comparatively unknown determine this present day. Overshadowed in our reminiscence through the realm conflict II new release of strategic Admirals, like Chester Nimitz and Raymond Spruance, he gets little recognition from historians or specialist naval officials. even though he received a Pulitzer Prize for historical past, infrequently someone reads the books or articles he left as his legacy.
This choice of six essays written by means of Sims illustrates why his considering and management are appropriate to the demanding situations confronted within the twenty first century. From the perils of army conservatism, to the duties of the pro officer, to army downsizing and reform, he helped lay the principles of the fashionable military. Armstrong’s introductions and research of those essays hyperlinks them on to the problems of innovation, specialist schooling, and management which are as very important at the beginning of this century as they have been before everything of the last.
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21st Century Sims: Innovation, Education, and Leadership for the Modern Era (21st Century Foundations) by Benjamin Armstrong