It allows people to communicate and express their thoughts. It is important that I establish a positive dialogue with other leaders, subordinates and collaborating partners, in order to build trust and a shared understanding. Commanders create systems and procedures used to allow the commander a better understanding of accomplishing the mission which known as science of control. Commanders exercise control due change or to address new problems. Information and communication is key when trying to implement the science of control.
Even the best plan requires the adjustments considering the enemy’s actions in the battle. Therefore, the leader must make timely decisions in order to adopt the approved concept to the fast changing situation. The usage of the Utilitarian ethic theory will help for the commander to decide the scope of the sacrifice needed with regard to the assigned mission. Additionally, this theory will gain the confidence of the commander that his orders are in line with the ethical norms supported by society. 4.
According to Fitzpatrick et al., collaboration of stakeholders may foster a better understanding and ownership of the evaluation leading to greater use of the results and empower stakeholders (2011, p. 189) The participatory approach has the evaluation manager/coordinator collaborate with the stakeholders to define the evaluation’s objectives, to develop its methodology, to collect and interpret information, and to develop conclusions and recommendations. The stakeholders’ role is to work with the evaluation team, participate in collecting additional information, and describe their experiences (Aubel,
Acting within an environment in continuous changes, commanders and staff are often invited to deal with complex situations. Army Design Methodology (ADM) came to respond to this need, the need for a different tool that gives a new approach to unfamiliar and complex problems. Experience demonstrated that the classical approach through detailed planning showed real limits in dealing with complexity; ADM remains a very important asset that provides, through critical thinking, a holistic understanding and visualization. In this context, commanders and staff should ensure an effective transition between the conceptual planning associated with ADM and the detailed planning of MDMP. An efficient transition to detailed planning consists of an appropriate use of ADM output.
They creates an inspiring vision of the future, motivates, coaches and do the right thing. The purpose of leadership is to delivers results to other and reasons why people should follow her / him. In this article it describes the kind of military leadership efficiency and the importance of the situation to leadership achievement the organization mission or goals. There basic obligations as leaders are to execute of the mission and the welfare of the soldiers. The chain of command is the direct order in an organization who have straight
It needs to change its organization structure as at presently performance appraisal is being done by HR department. It needs to lay down the criteria of performance management and should be done department wise rather than leaving whole responsibility on HR department. Career Management:- Gulfport Transit should plan career development and planning activities for its employees . This would provide the direction to the employees leading to high performance (Bob Paladino, 2013). Interventions such as career planning workshops and counseling can be introduced.
Additionally, a key task of the mobility officer is to train unit personnel on their responsibilities in the unit movement process. If personnel are unaware or unable to perform their assigned duties it could cause problems in meeting the commander intent for personnel and equipment arriving in a timely manner. The mobility officer coordinate movement request with joint, Army and commercial agencies and is able to help deconflict issues as they occur. The mobility officer reviews the do not deploy list and make recommendation to exception to polices and ensure data is correctly entered into the Transportation Coordinator Automated Information System II (TCAIMS II). The mobility officer advises the brigade commander and staff on information that has the potential to positively and negatively impact the mission giving the commander the ability to adjust to changes as they
Reflective thinking and writing has impact on persuasion and decisions we choose to make daily. To have a strong argument or make a reasonable decision is based on what we already know or what we are willing to find out before jumping to conclusion. Persuasion is used to support an argument and reason. To support an argument there needs to be knowledge and research, and analyzation. Persuasion has taken a turn over time, possibly for the better because in situations now we can defend our opinion or side of an argument.
By dividing big decisions into smaller pieces, it enables a better understanding of component parts which provides a clearer picture of unintended consequences. Leaders need to reframe binary decisions and reach out for more options, asking the question “What other options do we have”. Tailoring a decision criteria to long-term as opposed to short-term projects and letting others know where one is in the decision-making process. Deciding on who needs to be involved directly and can influence success, considering pilot programs or experiments and make staged
According to Moore, these categories are data / information, relationships, externals or moods, structural and values conflicts. To determine the real cause of conflict or a problem you will need to fist diagnose the problem then offering direction and ideas on resolving the conflict (Furlong, 2005). Furlong continues to say that for effective diagnosis and resolution one need to have a theoretical knowledge together with models and tools to help achieve accurate and useful