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The Organizational Weapon: a Study of Bolshevik Strategy and Tactics
The Organizational Weapon: a Study of Bolshevik Strategy and Tactics
By Philip Selznick
McGraw-Hill, 1952, 350 pp.

The author creates an abstract "interpretive model" to expose a pattern of Communist motivation and action. His aim, for which the method seems hardly adequate, is to increase our ability to predict or control Bolshevik tactics.