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Author Enthoven, Alain C., 1930- author.

Title How much is enough? : shaping the defense program, 1961-1969 / Alain C. Enthoven, K. Wayne Smith.

Publication Info. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corporation, 2005.


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Edition New ed.
Description 1 online resource (xxi, 366 pages)
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 339-348) and index.
Contents Unfinished business, 1961 -- New concepts and new tools to shape the defense program -- Why independent analysts? -- NATO strategy and forces -- Nuclear strategy and forces -- Yardsticks of sufficiency -- Three controversial program decisions -- Some problems in wartime defense management -- Unfinished business, 1969.
Summary Originally published in 1971, and now published with a new foreword, this is a book of enduring value and lasting relevance. The authors detail the application, history, and controversies surrounding the Planning, Programming, and Budgeting System (PPBS), used to evaluate military needs and to choose among alternatives for meeting those needs.
Language English.
Subject United States. Department of Defense -- History -- 20th century.
United States. Department of Defense. (OCoLC)fst01852447
USA -- Verteidigungsministerium.
Military planning -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Management -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Armed Forces -- Cost control -- History -- 20th century.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- General.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Human Resources & Personnel Management.
Armed Forces -- Cost control. (OCoLC)fst01351758
Armed Forces -- Management. (OCoLC)fst00814609
Military planning. (OCoLC)fst01021370
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Chronological Term Geschichte 1961-1969
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Smith, K. Wayne.
Other Form: Print version: Enthoven, Alain C., 1930- How much is enough? New ed. Santa Monica, CA : Rand Corp., 2005 9780833038265 (DLC) 2005018910 (OCoLC)60835386
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