Steve Jobs & (Military) Leader Development: Content versus Process

Article Title Processing Leader Development. Extract “[Steve] Jobs will always be attached to Apple, a company whose products we adore. For Jobs, though, great products were not born from regulated, industry driven processes, but from the content of the product. Jobs was deeply concerned with a product’s ability to revolutionize society or change a way of… Read More

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Training Management in the US Army in 1977

Research Paper Title Battalion/Brigade Commander’s Training Management Package (Self-Paced) – 01 July 1977. Outline This training management package was developed for you, the commander, as a means by which you can prepare or improve your proficiency to perform your training management function. This training package has been prepared in a self-paced format in order that you may Spend… Read More

Motivation: Money & Yellow Ribbon!

“We can not pay people to do their best, nor can we order them to excel.” Unknown “Money motivates neither the best people, nor the best in people. It can move the body and influence the mind, but it cannot touch the heart or move the spirit; that is reserved for belief, principle and morality. As… Read More

Quantity & Measured versus Quality & Judged

“In fact, quality, not quantity, becomes the watchword. But quality must be judged, not measured.” (Bleecker, 1986, p.98). Reference Bleecker, S. (1986) Taking the Factory out of the Office. Computerworld: The Newsweekly for the Computer Community. XX(24), pp.95-104.

Strategy Perception: Business Managers & Military Managers

Research Paper Title Variations in Strategy Perception among Business and Military Managers. Abstract The paper aims to identify the similarities and differences in the emphases and patterns that military and civilian managers attribute to strategy. Two different analysis methods were employed in order to achieve above mentioned research objective. In the first method, the aim was to reveal… Read More

The Future of Land Warfare: A Vision from 1993!

Research Paper Title Land Warfare in the 21st Century. Abstract The authors discuss the changes that are occurring in land warfare and where they are leading, as well as land warfare constants. They consider changes in the context within which war is fought, technological changes in the conduct of land combat, and continuities in the nature of warfare.… Read More