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Book Analyzes McNamara's 'Control Accounting'

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Book Analyzes McNamara's 'Control Accounting'

Book Analyzes McNamara's 'Control Accounting'

Book Analyzes McNamara's 'Control Accounting'

Only Available in Archive Formats.

NPR's Noah Adams speaks with Paul Hendrickson, a feature writer for The Washington Post and author of the book The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War. Robert McNamara was a believer in control accounting... a mathematical way to analyze and evaluate systems...and was plucked from success at the Ford Motor Company to become President John Kennedy's Secretary of Defense. His unique approach to management guided the U.S. involvement in Vietnam.

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