Bleeding Talent by Tim Kane
How the US Military Mismanages Great Leaders and Why It's Time for a Revolution

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In “Bleeding Talent”...Mr. Kane gives us a veteran’s proud, though acutely critical, perspective on the American military.
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Shaping the debate on how to save the military from itself. The first part recognizes what the military has done well in attracting and developing leadership talent. The book then examines the causes and consequences of the modern military's stifling personnel system and offers solutions for attracting and retaining top talent.
 

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Tim Kane is the Chief Economist at Hudson Institute and founder of the social networking firm, StoryPoint. Kane's research on entrepreneurship and job creation has been widely cited, notably in the 2011 Economic Report of the President. He has served in multiple executive and scholarly roles at think tanks and universities. Kane has appeared often on CNN, CNBC, FOX, and PBS' Nightly Business Report. Previously, Kane served as an intelligence officer in the U.S. Air Force, serving two tours of duty in Asia.  He was the lead editor and author of the 2007 Index of Economic Freedom, co-published by The Wall Street Journal and the Heritage Foundation. In 2007-2008, he served as a senior economic adviser to the John McCain 2008 presidential campaign.He earned a bachelor's degree from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a doctorate in economics from the University of California San Diego. He lives in Virginia with his wife and their four children.
 
Published December 11, 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan. 271 pages
Genres: Business & Economics, History, War, Professional & Technical, Political & Social Sciences, Science & Math. Non-fiction
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Reviewed by Fred Andrews on Jan 05 2013

In “Bleeding Talent”...Mr. Kane gives us a veteran’s proud, though acutely critical, perspective on the American military.

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