Larger context for LACK in Corpus USbrown_UKbncw/US_brown.txt
Then the enthusiasm and energy of all elements can be channeled to produce cumulative progress toward a common objective.
An over-all concept would have other advantages.
It would allow presentation to the public of a unified approach.
Now the problem is presented piecemeal and sometimes contradictorily.
While one element is announcing progress, another is delineating its problems.
The result can only be confusion in the public mind.
A unified concept can serve as a guide to budgeting and, if public support is gained, will command Congressional support.
Industry's main criticism of the Navy's antisubmarine effort is that it cannot determine where any one company or industry can apply its skills and know-how.
lack > lack ing guidance, industry picks its own areas.
The result, coupled with the salesmanship for which American industry is famous, is considerable expenditure of funds and efforts in marginal areas.
An over-all concept will guide industry where available talents and facilities will yield greatest dividends.