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New York: HarperCollinsPublishers, 1999. First Edition [Stated], First Printing [Stated]. Hardcover. xxxvii, , 186 pages. Maps. Bibliography. Index. Paul Bracken (born March 12, 1948) is a professor of political science and business at Yale University. Bracken is a respected thought leader in global competition and the strategic application of technology in business and defense. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and has served on the Chief of Naval Operations Executive Panel, the Board of Advisors of the Naval Postgraduate School and the U.S. Naval War College; and an advisory group for Los Alamos National Laboratory. He has been a visiting scholar at the CIA and Beijing University; and has consulted with many other branches of the US Government. He is a consultant to the Office of Net Assessment, and Senior Fellow and member of the Board of Advisors at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of six books on global business, warning and risk, national security and world order and has written for the New York Times and other publications.
New York, NY: The Viking Press, 1958. Third Printing (stated). Hardcover. xi, , 193,  pages. Includes Acknowledgments, Preface by Lee A. DuBridge, President of the California Institute of Technology, Notes, Tables, Charts, Bibliography, and Index. There is some wear, rippling, discoloration, and small chips to dust jacket edges. This book is a summary of some thirty conferences that were held with individual company groups, each conference confined to the top executives of the corporation. Their value and interest exceeded all expectations, and led to an insistent demand that the material be made publicly available. The authors hope that this publication will stimulate further discussions of matters pertaining to resources, important as they are to the future of our nation and the world. They also trust that this publication will serve as evidence that members of university and industrial staffs can profitably cooperate in examining many types of problems of importance to human welfare. Among the topics addressed are: Raw Materials, Food Production, Agricultural Change, Forecasting, Technical Manpower, Industrialization, Energy Resources, and Technical Training.