September 1916

* Discussion on a Plea for a Mission and Doctrine

Volume 1, Issue 3

THE editor has requested further discussion of Major Russell's scholarly article. The article proves that its writer is thoroughly up-to-date in emphasizing the value of indoctrination, as well as in advocacy of boards of experts and the study of psychology in order to prove efficiency. He would rely on boards to better the morale, to fix the mission, and to formulate the doctrine, while he would rely on psychology to improve both discipline and leadership. By these modern methods, then, five out of the eight factors which make up efficiency would be benefitted.

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