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作者 Duggan, William R
書名 Coup d'oeil : strategic intuition in Army planning / William Duggan
出版項 [Carlisle Barracks, PA] : Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College, 2005
國際標準書號 1584872187 (pbk.)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  355.00973 Ar59  2005 v.11 pt.1    在架上    30500100538506
說明 vi, 59 p. : ill., chart ; 23 cm
附註 "November 2005."
Also available online as an electronic resource
Includes bibliographical references (p. 42-45)
In our military professions, formal analytical methods coexist with intuitive decisionmaking by leaders in action. For the most part, there is no harm done. But many officers can recount times when they knew they should have "gone with their gut," but followed instead the results of their analytical methods. The gap between these two forms of decisionmaking perhaps has grown wider in recent times, especially in Iraq, where adaptive leadership seems to have overshadowed formal methods of planning. Departing from formal methods increasingly seems to be the mark of an effective commander, as we learn from Dr. Leonard Wong's recent Strategic Studies Institute (SSI) report, Developing Adaptive Leaders: The Crucible Experience of Operation Iraqi Freedom Guly 2004). But must it be so? Dr. Duggan shows how to reconcile analytical and intuitive methods of decisionmaking by drawing on recent scientific research that brings the two together. He applies this new research to the Army's core methods of analytical decisionmaking as found in Field Manual (FM) 5-0, Army Planning and Orders Production. The result is "strategic intuition," which bears remarkable resemblance to von Clausewitz's idea of coup d'oeil in his classic work, "On War". Dr. Duggan's monograph provides a theoretical ethical overview of strategic intuition and practical suggestions for amending FM 5-0 to take it into account. -- Foreword
主題 Decision making -- Methodology
United States. Army -- Planning -- Evaluation
Military planning
Alt Author Army War College (U.S.). Strategic Studies Institute
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