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Transforming command : the pursuit of mission command in the U.S., British, and Israeli armies

Author: Eitan Shamir
Publisher: Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The book tells the story of the theory and history of the mission command approach (decentralized command) and the attempts by different armies to adopt and reform according to this approach.

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Genre/Form: Case studies
Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shamir, Eitan, 1964-
Transforming command.
Stanford, Calif. : Stanford University Press, ©2011
(DLC) 2010030490
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Eitan Shamir
ISBN: 9780804777704 0804777705 0804772029 9780804772020 0804772037 9780804772037
OCLC Number: 792701557
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 269 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. 1. The theory and history of mission command --
pt. 2. Alternative traditions of command --
pt. 3. Transforming command --
pt. 4. Conclusions and implications.
Responsibility: Eitan Shamir.

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"This book clearly illustrates the important role that Mission Command plays in effective military operations. [The] comparison of the United States, British, and Israeli Armies in adopting Mission Read more...

 
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