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Winter 1993
Volume 34, Issue # 2

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New Roles for the U.S. Military

  • Read Time: 17 min 

WHAT IS THE U.S. MILITARY TO DO NOW THAT THE SOVIET ENEMY IS GONE? THIS AUTHOR MAKES SOME CONCRETE SUGGESTIONS FOR A dual-use military that would combat external threats like nuclear and biological warfare but, at the same time, help develop struggling nations, provide disaster relief, and deal with inner-city problems.

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Patterned Chaos in Human Resource Management

  • Read Time: 22 min 

The international economic situation and domestic demographic and life-style changes lead to mutually contradictory responses: Companies try to increase productivity through cost-cutting and downsizing, at the same time that demographic changes call for a middle ground in which more people work but on reduced schedules. Responses require testing and rethinking the assumptions on which the current career system is based.