Last edited by Shatilar
Tuesday, August 4, 2020 | History

2 edition of Making military force structure choices in an uncertain world found in the catalog.

Making military force structure choices in an uncertain world

Glenn C. Buchan

Making military force structure choices in an uncertain world

an analyst"s perspective

by Glenn C. Buchan

  • 210 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by RAND in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- Armed Forces.,
  • United States -- Military policy.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementGlenn C. Buchan.
    SeriesRand paper series -- P-7975, P (Rand Corporation) -- P-7975..
    ContributionsRand Corporation.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination12 p. ;
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16608215M

    The theories and models underpinning strategic decision-making (SDM) are somewhat eclectic that demand multidisciplinary approach and appears non-differential from decision-making (DM) theories.   Taiwan Is Buoyed by a Booming Economy in an Uncertain World. a 10 per cent cut ordered in the oversized ,‐man defense forces. the structure .

    Get this from a library! An uncertain trumpet: the evolution of U.S. Army infantry doctrine, [Kenneth Finlayson] -- Faced with severe budgetary constraints, a radically reduced force structure, and a crippling intellectual dogmatism, the American Infantry struggled throughout the . Rational Choice Theory generally begins with consideration of the choice behavior of one or more individual decision-making units – which in basic economics are most often consumers and/or firms. The rational choice theorist often presumes that the individual decision-making unit in question is “typical” or “representative” of some.

      The fourth and final volume in a pioneering series on the Chinese military, Imagined Enemies offers an unprecedented look at its history, operational structure, modernization, and strategy. Beginnning with an examination of culturee adn thought in Part I, the authors explore the transition away transition away from Mao Zedong's revolutionary doctrine, the conflict with Moscow, and Beijing's Reviews: 1.   You'll also get the most up-to-date data, analysis, and expert insights that show you how to succeed. Don't let uncertainty paralyze you or force a bad decision. Let SCENARIO PLANNING HANDBOOK: DEVELOPING STRATEGIES IN UNCERTAIN TIMES guide you using the decision-making practices that are proven to s: 5.


Share this book
You might also like
The Cambridge companion to Wilkie Collins

The Cambridge companion to Wilkie Collins

A man and his convictions

A man and his convictions

Uch Tepe Two

Uch Tepe Two

Wilma recalls-- our Upper Cumberland heritage.

Wilma recalls-- our Upper Cumberland heritage.

Costs of homemaker-home health aide and alternative forms of service

Costs of homemaker-home health aide and alternative forms of service

Social change in the industrial revolution

Social change in the industrial revolution

RoutledgeFalmer reader in teaching and learning

RoutledgeFalmer reader in teaching and learning

providence of God displayed in the rise and fall of nations.

providence of God displayed in the rise and fall of nations.

Management competences

Management competences

Murder-on-Hudson

Murder-on-Hudson

Preparing to use algebra

Preparing to use algebra

What is the risk?

What is the risk?

A Basic Guide to Roller Sports

A Basic Guide to Roller Sports

Voice and communication therapy for the transgender/transsexual client

Voice and communication therapy for the transgender/transsexual client

Making military force structure choices in an uncertain world by Glenn C. Buchan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Buchan, Glenn C. Making military force structure choices in an uncertain world. Santa Monica, Calif.: RAND, In an uncertain world, the United States faces difficult decisions regarding the structure of its military forces. Critical issues to be decided include the future of manned fighter aircraft, the composition and nature of the army of the future, which weapons systems.

Strategic Defence and Security Review: Britain faces impossible choices in an uncertain world The Strategic Defence and Security Review is being conducted against a. strategy and structure U.S. armed forces. The uncertainty of the post-Cold War world has left defense planners and analysts debating the proper force planning methodology to pursue, and opened a broader debate concerning the size and purpose of the U.S.

military. There are major changes expected -- within the near future -- when it comes to how the Army's force structure is organized, according to the Army's Futures and Concepts Center director.

Decentralising decision-making gives military subordinates the capacity to analyse a situation and to act in uncertain situations. When centralisation is too great, the rigidity of the decision-making process can be crippling. Senior officers focus on creating and disseminating a doctrine to which subordinates can adhere.

Rational choice theory is based on the assumption of involvement from rational actors which are the individuals in an economy making rational choices based.

Robust decision making (RDM) is an analytic framework that helps identify potential robust strategies, characterize the vulnerabilities of such strategies, and evaluate trade-offs among them. RDM is being used at RAND to help decisionmakers in areas such as water resources planning, energy, and coastal resilience—areas often plagued with “deep uncertainty,” in which stakeholders do not.

Europe--Military relations--United States. United States--Military relations--Europe. Title. UAE9C37 ’dc23 Cover: (second row, right) A tanker pauses to hand out candy to German children during Operation Sabre Knot. All other cover images are featured within the book.

model with military education to produce the agile and adaptive leaders required by the Army Operating Concept. Why Now. There are two reasons that we must act now.

First, education is the most reliable strategic investment that the Army can make in the face of an uncertain future. Defense Investment strategIes In an uncertaIn worlD This report addresses the critical issue of allocating resources to deal with current and future discontinuities in the security environment.

For the Defense Department, strategy is fundamentally about making choices as to how limited resources can best. After the cold war: use-of-force dilemmas resurface I. The immediate post-cold war missions and the use of force II. Use-of-force norms under strain III. The peace enforcement debate IV.

The UN reconsiders the use-of-force issue 6. Somalia: crossing the Mogadishu Line I. The United Task Force (–94) II. In military parlance, the operational environment is the combination of the conditions, circumstances, and influences which will determine the use of military forces and help a unit commander make decisions.

The civil military synergy is an integral part of decision making, in the South Block, unlike other ministries which do not have this turf war. It cannot be diluted by undermining the role of the Defence Secretary.

Bureaucracy bashing and military one up man ship is certainly not the right way forward. What Is Force Structure.

8 BOX DEFINING SUPPORT UNITS 10 How CBO Estimated the Costs of the Military’s Force Structure 10 How Changes in the Force Structure Would Affect Costs 12 BOX WHY CBO PROJECTS THAT MOST OF DOD’S OPERATION AND SUPPORT COSTS ARE PROPORTIONAL TO THE FORCE STRUCTURE 14 Costs Not Included in This Analysis The STAR Committee was formed to execute the three charges specified by the Assistant Secretary of the Army (RDA) in requesting the study: identify the advanced technologies most likely to be important to ground warfare in the twenty-first century; suggest technology strategies for the Army to consider in developing their full potential; and project, where possible, the implications of these.

Military strategy and tactics are essential to the conduct of warfare. Broadly stated, strategy is the planning, coordination, and general direction of military operations to meet overall political and military.

A Force structure is the combat-capable part of a military organisation which describes how military personnel, and their weapons and equipment, are organised for the operations, missions and tasks expected from them by the particular doctrine of the service or demanded by the environment of the structuring considers the allocation of officers and other service men and women.

a. force structure—Numbers, size, and composition of the units that comprise our Defense forces; e.g., divisions, ships, airwings.

Cooking the Military Capability Books. To make. Civilians may wonder about some of the terminology and the organizational structure of the U.S. Air Force. The elements of command may change somewhat based on the type of unit, but there are basic elements that remain constant throughout this branch of the military.

Winning in an Uncertain World by Thinking like the Mongols to how the Roman army conducted its military operations can have a classical approach to strategy is the right choice to make.FM Publication. FMSustainment Operations, is a new publication that augments the Army's principal doctrine on providing sustainment support as found in ADP and ADRP It describes how Army sustainment forces, as part of a joint team, provide support to Army and other forces with particular emphasis on support to large-scale ground combat operations.C) The matrix structure is very useful when the external environment is very uncertain.

D) The matrix structure can produce conflicts revolving around duties, authority, and resource allocation. E) The matrix structure was developed to combine the stability of functional structure with the .