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Distilling the knowledge of Carl von Clausewitz's huge 1832 vintage On battle, this publication transposes Clausewitz's such a lot enduring strategies on management and technique to aid trendy executives and executives imagine like strategists. Tapping into the common classes of procedure, it uncovers strength ideas to a few of the main obstinate aggressive difficulties and provides readers with an knowing that integrates Read more...

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Courage is of two kinds: first, courage in the face of personal danger and, second, courage to accept responsibility, either before the tribunal of some outside power or before the court of one’s own conscience. Only the first kind will be discussed here. Courage in the face of personal danger is also of two kinds. It may be indifference to danger, which could be due to the individual’s constitution, or to his holding life cheap, or to habit. In any case, it must be regarded as a permanent condition.

Sun Tzu, ancient Chinese strategist, ca. 544 BCE–ca. 496 BCE * See B. H. Liddell Hart, Strategy. New York: Praeger, 1954. Purpose and Means in Competitive Conflict 27 REDUCING THE OPPONENT’S CAPABILITIES We have shown that the neutralization of a rival’s activities is one of the many objects that can be pursued in a conflict, and we have left aside the question of its importance relative to other purposes. In any given case the answer will depend on circumstances; its importance to a conflict in general remains to be clarified.

We see then that if one side cannot completely weaken the other, the desire for a live-and-let-live approach on either side will rise and fall with the probability of further successes on both sides; then the two would resolve their disputes by meeting halfway. If the incentive grows on one side, it should diminish on the other. The question now arises how success can be made more likely. One way, of course, is to choose objectives that will incidentally bring about the rival’s * A listing of types of conflicts is shown in the Introduction.

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