What is Modern Military Leadership? A Primer via Grounded Curiosity

By The Cove May 16, 2019


MAJGEN McLachlan is Commander Forces Command. In this short article, he articulates why he believes Army's leadership style needs to evolve in order to be able to communicate with and motivate our newest members. He also then provides clear guidance on what he expects from leaders in Forces Command.

Grounded Curiosity is a great site run by an active ADF member that focuses on the profession of arms. You can see more at www.groundedcuriosity.com.

Are you part of the 'technology generation'? If so, what is it that you expect from your leaders? Why not leave a comment below and share your thoughts?



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The views expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the position of the Australian Army, the Department of Defence or the Australian Government.

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