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Moltke Meets Confucius : the Possibility of Mission Command in China.

Author: Dominik Thoma
Publisher: Marburg : Tectum Wissenschaftsverlag, 2016.
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Thoma, Dominik.
Moltke Meets Confucius : The Possibility of Mission Command in China.
Marburg : Tectum Wissenschaftsverlag, ©2016
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominik Thoma
ISBN: 9783828864191 3828864198
OCLC Number: 953659353
Notes: 3.2.1.5 Military Arts Philosophy.
Description: 1 online resource (159 pages)
Contents: Cover; Abstract; Preface; Table of Contents; List of Figures; List of Tables; 1 Introduction; 1.1 Background and Purpose; 1.2 Objectives; 1.3 Approach, Scope and Structure; 1.4 Limitations; 2 Historical and Theoretical Background of Mission Command and Management by Objectives; 2.1 History of Mission Command; 2.1.1 1806-1857: The Prussian Fiasco As The Beginning of a New Era; 2.1.2 1857-1871: Von Moltke and the Incident of Metz; 2.1.3 1871-1906: The Official Breakthrough of Mission Command; 2.1.4 1914-1945: Mission Command Passing the Trial of Fire in Storms of Steel. 2.1.5 1946-2014: Internationalisation of Mission Command and Recent Developments2.2 Mission Command; 2.2.1 The Core Principles of Mission Command; 2.2.1.1 Trust; 2.2.1.2 Independence; 2.2.1.3 Intent; 2.2.2 Strategy; 2.2.2.1 Approach to Strategy under Mission Command; 2.2.2.2 The Importance of Speed; 2.2.3 Organisational Culture; 2.2.4 Organisation and Structure; 2.2.5 Leadership; 2.2.6 Education and Professional Training; 2.2.6.1 Core principles: Trust, Independence, and Intent.; 2.2.6.2 Strategy; 2.2.6.3 Organisational Culture; 2.2.6.4 Structure; 2.2.7 Environment. 2.3 Management by Objectives2.3.1 Adaption of the MbO Concept in Practise; 2.3.2 Current Status of MbO in Practise; 2.3.3 Comparison of Mission Command and MbO; 2.4 Goal-Setting Theory; 2.4.1 Self-Efficacy and Its Effects on Performance and Work Motivation; 2.4.1.1 The Determinants of Self-Efficacy; 2.4.1.2 The Three Assessments in the Process of Forming Self-Efficacy; 2.4.1.3 Measures to Influence Self-Efficacy; 2.4.1.4 Self-Efficacy and Socialisation Tactics of Organisations; 2.4.1.5 Reflection on Self-Efficacy and Mission Command; 2.4.2 Goal-Setting and Goal Characteristics. 2.4.2.1 Goal Choice: Goal Difficulty vs. Task Difficulty and Specific Goals vs. General Exhortation2.4.2.2 Goal and Efficiency Mechanism; 2.4.2.3 Goal Moderators; 2.4.3 Personality Traits and Values; 2.5 Requirements for Mission Command; 2.5.1 Leadership Requirements; 2.5.2 Education and Professional Training Requirements; 2.5.3 Other Requirements for Mission Command; 3 National Culture, Leadership and Education in China; 3.1 National Culture of China Derived from Cultural Research; 3.1.1 Performance Orientation; 3.1.1.1 Achievement; 3.1.1.2 Achievement Versus Ascription. 3.1.1.3 External Adaption3.1.1.4 Perspective on Time; 3.1.1.5 Language; 3.1.2 Future Orientation; 3.1.3 Gender Egalitarianism; 3.1.4 Assertiveness; 3.1.5 Individualism and Collectivism; 3.1.6 Power Distance; 3.1.7 Humane Orientation; 3.1.8 Uncertainty Avoidance; 3.2 Leadership in China; 3.2.1 Philosophical Background of Chinese Contemporary Leadership Style; 3.2.1.1 Confucianism; 3.2.1.1.1 The Five Cardinal Relationships; 3.2.1.1.2 Obedience; 3.2.1.1.3 Doctrine of the Mean; 3.2.1.1.4 Other Confucian Constructs; 3.2.1.2 Legalism; 3.2.1.3 The Confucian School of Thought of Xunzi; 3.2.1.4 Daoism.

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