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Command and Innovation
Inability to fail
"Speaking truth to power"
Innovation - rapidly and at all costs
How to promote innovation
Danger of commodification of learning and innovation
Still require skeptism
Command and the Battle
Industrial Age - "Chateau Generalship"
Vilification of the Staff (Blackadder)
Force Dispersal - ever increasing
Command in the Mechanised Age
Command by team
Distance between Command and Battle
Command in the information age
Does technology make command more difficult
Huge size of staff - 2003 Bde Hq - 96 vs 1939 - 6
Relationships between politics and command
Who guards the guards?
Fear of military rule
The army as internal security
Without any effective communication - Is Mission Command Possible?
Paradox - Mission Command with too much or too little communication
Prussians - investment in the "Brain" as opposed to the "Body".
Relationship between Command and the Staff
Little written on command
Legally designated position of authority and responsibility
British Army as "apolitical"
Command in the future?
Command by Team?