Leadership and Ethics

Leadership & Ethics

Building an Ethical Backbone for the Armies of the 21st Century

This paper "Soldiers, Squadrons and Strategists: Building an Ethical Backbone for the Armies of the 21st Century" by Tom McDermott forms part of the Occasional Paper Series from the University of New...

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Leadership & Ethics

Has ADF Leadership Changed Over the Last 20 Years and Can We Make it Better?

This article by a former Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army, Kevin Woods, published via the ADF Journal offers a personal perspective on the state of Army and ADF leadership, focusing on a number...

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Leadership & Ethics

'Ghosts of Abu Ghraib'

This harrowing documentary presented on YouTube by HBO is frequently used as a military ethics case study in training institutions and professional development sessions. The documentary examines the...

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A Study of Strategic Leadership

The Chiefs: A Study of Strategic Leadership is a study by Brigadier Nick Jans, published by the Australian Defence College. It describes the leadership processes and culture at the most senior levels...

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Leadership & Ethics

On the Psychology of Military Incompetence

Dr Norman Dixon, MBE is the author of ‘On the Psychology of Military Incompetence’ a well known book which analyses military incompetence through numerous case studies and historical examples.

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Leadership & Ethics

The Centre for Defence Leadership & Ethics

Through their site, the Centre of Leadership and Ethics (CDLE) provides a large variety of recommended readings to suit the #BreakIn audience and beyond. They also supply a huge number of quality...

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Leadership & Ethics

International Military Leadership Association Workshop

the International Military Leadership Association Workshop website contains a number of books, essays and papers on leadership and ethics within their annual publications since 2006. 

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Leadership & Ethics

Leadership that Gets Results

This article by Daniel Goleman is currently only available via the Defence Protected Network outlines that even with all the leadership training programs and advice available, effective leadership...

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Leadership & Ethics

The Military Leader Blog

This excellent resource offers a collection of online leadership articles, blogs and discussion forums cited regularly by #TheCove. The Military Leader is designed to provide leaders from all...

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Leadership & Ethics

Leadership in the Profession of Arms

This paper by Sean Hannah from the Centre for the Army Profession & Ethic, outlines the unique causations and contingencies influencing leadership in military contexts. He defines what...

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