Colossal Control Failures: From Julius Caesar to 9/11 by Jack P. Gibbs

By Jack P. Gibbs

This attention-grabbing e-book analyzes thirteen regulate mess ups in human historical past, from Robespierre's merchandising of the French Revolution, to Hoover's efforts to prevent the good melancholy, to the intelligence disasters of Sept. 11. Assessing the explanations of 10 extra old instances, the author's comparative research indicates how every one management failure used to be because of a variety of the diversity of keep an eye on makes an attempt, their scope, and/or their range. A leader's or different actor's makes an attempt to expand the variety of regulate goals were most vital in inflicting nice human disasters. The research is well timed in the course of an period while conflict, worldwide warming, and different vexing difficulties plague our society.

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