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Corps BusinessI read this book in June 2002 by David H. Freedman.  It was the year before I went to MBA, and it made an impression on me.  I remember telling the HR director about it, and then seeing quotes from the book in one his presentations.

Whether you are a hawk or a dove (agree or disagree) with the US military’s goals – there are lessons to learn.  In fact, HBR recently dedicated an entire issue on leadership lesson from the military in 2010.

= = = The book review I wrote in 2002 in blue = = =

As you might expect from a book that parallels the military and business management, there are many references to training, discipline, order, and sacrifice.  However, a vast majority of the book gives a perspective of the US Marine Corps which is radically different than most people would expect.

Provided that…

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