On 27 January 1953, Vice Adm. R.L. Conolly delivered a lecture at the Naval War College entitled "The Exercise of Command." In it he delineated the personal qualities necessary for successful command and the personal satisfaction which command brings to the individual.
Conolly, Richard L.
"Exercise of Command,"
Naval War College Review: Vol. 23
, Article 6.
Available at: http://digital-commons.usnwc.edu/nwc-review/vol23/iss5/6