Leadership and Ethics

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...

By The Cove

War

Sweat, Snow & Struggles from 'The Longest War'

This chapter from 'The Longest War: the Australian Army in Afghanistan'. records the struggles faced by Australian soldiers in Afghanistan. It explains the extremes in climate, harsh environments,...

By The Cove

War

Casualties of War from 'The Longest War'

This chapter from 'The Longest War: the Australian Army in Afghanistan', remembers the fallen and wounded Australian soldiers from the war in Afghanistan. Families and soldiers discuss their pain...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

How the Dutch Tackle Leadership Development in Army Leaders

Major Peter de Bock and Doctor Peter Olsthoorn via the Journal of Military and Strategic Studies examine in depth what leadership theories should underpin the promotion courses for junior officers,...

By The Cove

Leadership & Ethics

Paradox and Challenges in Military Leadership

This academic paper by Ronit Kark, Tair Karazi-Presler and Sarit Tubi via ResearchGate provides a nuanced understanding of the challenges of modern military leadership.

By The Cove

Leadership & Ethics

The Importance of Trust in the Army Profession

Two Articles focusing on the importance of trust - The first is by Major Jim Nemec via The Center for the Army Profession and Ethic (CAPE), and the second is by Colonel Charles Allen & Colonel...

By The Cove

Leadership & Ethics

How to Avoid Unintentionally Humiliating Your Subordinates

This lesson in leadership shared by Captain Joel Martinez via The Military Leader explains how a simple failure to clarify his intent regarding a new unit policy, left a small group of individuals...

By The Cove

Tactical and Technical

Finding Time for Professional Reading

Listening to audio books as an alternate to physically reading is occasionally frowned upon by the academically elite, however this article by Nicholas Simontis via The Military Leader, explains the...

By The Cove

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