By Carol McCann, Ross Pigeau
MAJOR-GENERAL M. ok. JEFFERY Command, and mdeed the human in command, has continually been key to army operations. The complexIty and pace of recent operations make this assertion much more precise this day than long ago. notwithstanding, either the army and the examine 2 groups have tended to regard command and keep watch over (C ) from a restricted in keeping with spective. For too lengthy, command and keep an eye on were regarded as in the event that they have been a unmarried idea, with regulate usually dominatmg our examine. certainly, in lots of 2 circumstances we now have divorced operational C from the army establishment itself, leading to disconnects and inefficiencies. Then, in an try and triumph over those self-inflicted deficiencies, we've pursued the Holy Grail of know-how, hoping that it 2 could resolve our C difficulties. simply now, as we begin to gain technology's charges 2 and barriers, are we having a look significantly at C • This ebook makes an attempt to take this kind of glance. The contributions that make up this ebook are the made from a June 1998 NATO (North Atlantic Treaty association) workshop referred to as The Human m Command. faraway from being basically an instructional workout, this gathenng introduced jointly milI 2 tary leaders and civilian scientists to debate C's valuable pragmatic and conceptual issues-its assumptions, its practices, and its association. certainly, lately there was mounting facts that either our society and Its army associations are dealing with organizational crises.