Author:Robert Pois & Philip Langer


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Command Failure in War: Psychology and Leadership

By: Robert Pois & Philip Langer

Price: $11.75

Publisher: New Delhi, India, KW Publishers: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 104369

ISBN: 9789380502786

Condition: New

Why do Military Commanders, most of them usually quite capable, fail at crucial moments of their careers? Robert Pois and Philip Langer—one a historian, the other an educational psychologist—study seven cases of military command failures, from Frederick the Great at Kunersdorf to Hitler’s invasion of Russia. While Pois and Langer recognize the value of psychological theorizing, they do not believe that one method can cover all the individuals, battles, or campaigns under examination. Instead, they judiciously apply a number of psycho-historical approaches in hope of shedding light on the... View more info