Dual Leadership in Complex Organizations

October 01, 1965

This paper attempts to integrate theoretically the Bales-Parsons model of small groups and a theory of complex organizations.

Chaos in Science

July 09, 1965

Until recently, appropriations for scientific and technological projects were granted by Congress with surprisingly little scrutiny.

Ivan Abroad, Purse in Hand

June 27, 1965

“Ivan Abroad, Purse in Hand,” New York Times Book Review, June 27, 1965. (Victor Lasky, The Ugly Russian).

Strategic Models for a De-polarizing World

June 01, 1965

It is becoming commonplace to state that a Western strategy that assumes or seeks to foster a bi-polar world is obsolescent.

Organizational Control Structure

March 01, 1965

Organizational control structure is a distribution of means used by an organization to elicit the performances it needs and to check whether the quantities and qualities of such performances are in accord with organizational specifications.

Social Analysis as a Sociological Vocation

March 01, 1965

Elephantiasis, an abnormal thickening and enlargement of tissues, occurs in both the animal and the plant kingdoms. 

America in a Pluralistic World

January 01, 1965

“America in a Pluralistic World,” in Hans J. Morgenthau (ed.), The Crossroad Papers: A Look into the American Future (New York: Norton, 1965), pp. 184-195.

Strategic Models for a Policentric World

January 01, 1965

It is becoming commonplace to state that a Western strategy that assumes or seeks to foster a bi-polar world is obsolescent.

When Scientists Testify

October 01, 1964

It was a warm afternoon in June 1963; the Senate Committee on Aeronautical and Space Sciences was listening to a distinguished American scientist's testimony on the merits of our space program.

Getting R & D Out of Orbit

October 01, 1964

The concentration of federal Research and Development in defense and space activities, contrary to popular belief, does not act as a stimulant to economic growth and does not cffectively provide work for unemployed people and resources.

Weltsicherheict ohne Abrustung?

September 01, 1964

Der gradualisms, die MLF und die Ruckkehr zur Machte-Politik.

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On Self-Encapsulating Conflicts

September 01, 1964

The advocate of general and complete disarmament can find little support for their stand in human history, political science, or contemporary international relations.

Anatomy of an Incident

July 01, 1964

The familiar voice of the WQXR radio announcer opened the 8 a.m. news on January 30, 1964, with a statement that the United States was charging that Soviet aircraft had brutally shot down an unarmed American jet training plane over East Germany on January 29, causing the death of three officers.

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International Stratification and Underdeveloped Countries

July 01, 1964

American Journal of Sociology LXX, No. 4 (July 1964), pp. 114-115. (Gustavo Lagos, International Stratification and Underdeveloped Countries.)

Nuclear Ambush

May 01, 1964

“Nuclear Ambush,” Teachers College Record 65, No. 8 (May 1964), pp. 721-723. (E.H. Voss, Nuclear Ambush: The Test-Ban Trap.)