Leadership and Ethics

Leadership & Ethics

The Psychology of Evil by Philip Zimbardo

The video 'The Psychology of Evil' by Philip Zimbardo is presented as part of the TED Talk series. Known for his work on the 1971 Stanford Prison Experiment, Phillip has direct experience with...

By The Cove

Leadership & Ethics

U.S. Army Leadership Manual

Here we present U.S Doctrine FM 6-22 Army Leadership (2006) which establishes leadership doctrine and fundamental principles for all officers, non-commissioned officers, and Army civilians across all...

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Leadership & Ethics

Developing Leaders: The British Army Guide

Information within the British Army Guide tells us that leadership has played a key role over the centuries in enabling armies to survive, endure and succeed. It also reminds us that there are very...

By The Cove

Leadership & Ethics

New Zealand Army Leadership Handbook

The New Zealand Cadet Forces Leadership Handbook is a very simple read aimed at a junior audience. Its chapters however, contain lessons that are appropriate to all ranks and can be used to develop...

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Leadership & Ethics

Leadership in the Canadian Forces

This manual provides a unified doctrinal basis for all Officer and Non-commissioned Officer leadership training and education in the Canadian Armed Forces. It also constitutes essential guidance for...

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Leadership & Ethics

'Big Five' Personality Factors as Predictors of Military Performance

This academic paper by Paul Bartone (with support from other contributors) via Emerald Insight takes a scientific approach to examining leadership behaviour and results. The paper evaluates the...

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Tactical and Technical

How to Criticise with Kindness

In this article by Maria Popova via BrainPickings, the author walks us through how to best compose an intelligent argument that will ideally keep you out of hot water with your boss.

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Leadership & Ethics

A Journey to Better the Character of Australia's Leaders

This paper by Richard Thapthimthong is titled 'A Journey to Better the Character of Australia's Leaders.'  He explains that in a fully digitised battlefield where advanced weaponry gives the...

By Richard Thapthimthong

Tactical and Technical

Intelligent Disobedience

This article by Professor Lloyd Clark via the UK Centre for Army Leadership provides a German example of the successful employment of intelligent disobedience on the battlefield. He also raises some...

By The Cove

War

Meeting Adversity from 'The Longest War'

This chapter titled 'Meeting Adversity' from The Longest War: the Australian Army in Afghanistan', focuses on telling stories of individual initiative, courage and bravery. It includes footage from...

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