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Putt's Law   

The Successful Technocrat

Putt’s Law

Beginning a disquisition on the vagaries of upward mobility through the ranks of your fellow workers in today’s R&D community—how to do it and what to do when you get there.


by Archibald Putt
aka W. D. Rowe


R & D Magazine

Reasearch and  Development Magazine

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New York, NY 10017-2392

IEEE has asked me to remove this content since the article has been turned into a book that makes them money.  I have left the pages intact and removed the content.
The Book:
Putt's Law and the Successful Technocrat: How to Win in the Information Age


  1. Putt’s Law;1
  2. Three laws of crises;3
  3. The law of failure;7
  4. The S-curve law;9
  5. Laws governing values;11
  6. Three laws of advice;15
  7. The consultant’s law;17
  8. Laws of survival;19
  9. Five laws of decision-making;21
  10. Laws of reward and punishment;24
  11. Law of the estimated fact;26
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