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Design Of Battle
DESIGN : TOOLS OF THE TRADE  

Design is a way to help you think through handling problems and to get others around you to help using collaboration and discourse to enable the commanders visualization of a ...Read more >

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UNIFIED LAND OPERATIONS  

Unified Land Operations describes how the Army seizes, retains, and exploits the initiative to gain and maintain a position of relative advantage in sustained land operations through simultaneous offensive, defensive, and stability operations in order to prevent or deter conflict, prevail in war, and create the conditions for favorable conflict ...Read more >

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ADP 3.0 : UNIFIED LAND OPERATIONS  

Army Doctrine Publication (ADP) 3-0 is one of the Armys two capstone doctrine publications the other is Field Manual (FM) 1, The Army. ADP 3-0 presents overarching doctrinal guidance and direction for conducting operations. It constitutes the Armys view of how it conducts prompt and sustained operations on land and sets the foundation for developing the other principles, tactics, techniques and procedures detailed in subordinate doctrine publications. ADP 3-0 is the first manual published ...Read more >

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TO DESIGN OR NOT TO DESIGN - I  

Are the Joint Operational Planning Process (JOPP) and the Military Decision Making Process (MDMP) unable to address the growing complexities of modern, ill-structured conflict? Does the U.S. Army.s design methodology provide the military institution a more ...Read more >

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TO DESIGN OR NOT TO DESIGN-II  

Design discusses a critical component to conceptual planning and phrases it with solving the right ...Read more >

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TO DESIGN OR NOT TO DESIGN - III  

To understand something conceptual requires thinking about thinking, also known as metacognition. Design doctrine graphically depicts the environmental frame, problem frame, and operational approach with minimal insight on how they function, or how operational artists actually transform the ...Read more >

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TO DESIGN OR NOT TO DESIGN - IV  

Design introduces non-linear open system concepts while paradoxically recommending traditional linear methodology for transforming these dynamic open systems into the desired state. ...Read more >

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TO DESIGN OR NOT TO DESIGN - V  

It is an unfortunate fact of history that selection and training have developed independently of design problems. They are difficult enough for known machines and known tasks and it is only in very recent years that techniques have developed for task synthesis and extrapolation to skill ...Read more >

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TO DESIGN OR NOT TO DESIGN : IN CONCLUSION  

Any operational system that does not possess an initial textual frame of theory will be incapable not only of creating knowledge relevant to a concrete circumstantial context, but also of rationalizing retrospectively its actions in relation to the results it has achieved. This is an exact reflection of a non-learning ...Read more >

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TELL ME HOW TO DO THIS THING CALLED DESIGN  

Since first being introduced to Design I, like many others, have felt that there was an awful lot of theory and not enough practical application. Naturally, therefore, I feel sympathetic towards those who clamor for less background theory and more operational how to ...Read more >

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THE END STATE  

The Department of Defense (DOD) approach to organization was once the organization construct most copied by large corporations in the 1950s. Back when General Motors was the largest employer in the ...Read more >

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A TALE OF TWO DESIGN EFFORTS  

One Friday morning not too long ago I sat facing a row of ISAF officers assigned to one of their many information offices. Maybe Strategic Communications (STRATCOM), I ...Read more >

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OPERATIONAL DESIGN : PROMISE AND PROBLEMS  

Approaches to Operational Design have become increasingly prominent in both Army and Joint contexts. Design, like all doctrines, is a product of specific political, organizational, and cultural forces, events, and influences both unique to the armed services and external to ...Read more >

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DESIGN AND THE PROSPECTS FOR DEVIANT LEADERSHIP  

As a follow on to the short essay, \Design and the Prospects of a US Military Renaissance,. (published in Small Wars Journal in May 20101), it is also important to pay some attention to the potential impact of design philosophy on the institutionalization of leadership . rephrased, what is the \ideal. leadership model in the context of military design ...Read more >

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THE MUMBO-JUMBO OF DESIGN  

If the early problems of learning design were hampered by the lack of any written accounts of design methodology, the current problem facing students of design is the proliferation of books, doctrinal manuals, and journal articles on the ...Read more >

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