MANAGEMENT: The Glacier Moves

The 3,400 members of the National Association of Manufacturers who trooped into Manhattan's swank Waldorf-Astoria Hotel last week were in high spirits. With lowered taxes and an upcoming boom for their products, this seemed like the best possible year for their Golden Anniversary Congress of American Industry. As sauce for this feast of good fellowship and confidence, N.A.M. invited some critical outsiders to tell it what they thought was wrong with it.

A large spoonful of chili was dumped on their plates by brash, young (26) ex-Sergeant Marion Hargrove, author of the...