Category Archives: Book Reviews

Review: The First 90 Days for Government


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Author(s): Michael D. Watkins, Peter H. Daly and Cate Reavis

Publisher: Harvard Business Review Press

Copyright Date: 2006

ISBN: 978-1591399551

Hard/Softcover: Both, 272 pages

Reviewed by: Don Birchler, PhD, Senior Research Scientist at CNA Corporation a member of the Defense ARJ Editorial Board.

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Review: Freedom’s Forge: How American Business Produced Victory in World War II


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Author(s): Arthur Herman

Publisher: Random House

Copyright Date: 2012

ISBN:978-1-4000-6964-4
eBook 978-0-679-60463-1

Hard/Softcover: Both, 413 pages

Reviewed by:Dr. B. F. Cooling, Professor of National Security Studies, The Eisenhower School, National Defense University

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Review: The $5 Billion Misunderstanding: The Collapse of the Navy’s A-12 Stealth Bomber Program


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Author(s): James P. Stevenson

Publisher: Naval Institute Press

Copyright Date: 2001

ISBN: 978-1557507778

Hard/Softcover: Hardcover, 483 pages

Reviewed by: Stafford A. Ward, Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)

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Book Review: Adapting to Flexible Response, 1960–1968


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book-cover-adaptingSeries: History of Acquisition in the Department of Defense, Volume II

Author: Walter S. Poole

Publisher: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Historical Office

Copyright Date: 2013

ISBN: 978-0160921834

Hard/Softcover: Hardcover, 467 pages

Reviewed by: Dr. Roy L. Wood, Dean, Defense Systems Management College, Defense Acquisition University
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