Against the Tide

Rickover's Leadership Principles and the Rise of the Nuclear Navy
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Binding:Paperback
Published:September 1, 2018

Against the Tide is a leadership book that illustrates how Adm. Hyman Rickover made a unique impact on American and Navy culture. The driving force behind the Navy’s nuclear submarine fleet, Rickover revolutionized naval warfare while concurrently proving to be a wellspring of innovation that drove American technology in the latter half of the twentieth-century. Rear Adm. Dave Oliver, USN (Ret.) is the first former nuclear submarine commander who sailed for the venerable admiral to write about Rickover's management techniques. Oliver draws upon a wealth of untold stories to show how one man changed American and Navy culture while altering the course of history.

 

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Product Details
  • Subject: Leadership
  • Paperback : 192 pages
  • Publisher: Naval Institute Press (September 1, 2018)
  • ISBN-10: 1591146828
  • ISBN-13: 9781591146827
  • Product Dimensions: 6 X 9 in
  • Shipping Weight: 15.84 oz
Praise
  • ”[Against the Tide] provides tips for reformers, applicable to every kind of organization. It is one of the best books about managing I have read…. Rickover’s most important gift to us: removing our largest excuse for inaction.” —Fabius Maximus

RADM DAVE OLIVER, USN (Ret.), is a 1963 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy who spent thirty-two years in the Navy, served at sea on board both diesel-electric and nuclear submarines, commanded a nuclear submarine, and served as chief of staff of the Seventh Fleet.

 

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