Staff Skills

Staff Skills

Cultural Reform in Middle Army – Melting Iron Colonels

'Change stalls with the Iron Colonels in Army'. Is this the case? If it is, what can we do about it? In this article, Mike Kalms and John Sayers explore what it would take to melt the iron colonels.

By Mike Kalms

Staff Skills

A round peg for a round hole: a new approach to non-operational decision making

Why do we insist on using operational planning tools to support non-operational decisions? In this article, Greg Colton proposes a new approach to non-operational decision making: the Military Staff...

By Greg Colton

Staff Skills

Link | So You’re Going to be a Staff Officer: Five Pieces of Advice for Success and Personal Satisfaction

Just marched in to a new position as a staff officer? Brandon Morgan's article in the Modern War Institute provides five recommendations to help you thrive in this new environment.

By The Cove

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The Science of Operations Analysis

DSTG supported Hamel 2018 to show how to make decisions based on what you know is true

By Jack Gregg

Staff Skills

A Knowledge Management Crisis for Capability Development

In this opinion article, David Walker describes the impact of recent information management and organisational reforms within Defence's capability development sector.

By David Walker

Staff Skills

Some NCO Advice to New Majors

In this article 'from the Green Notebook, Command Sergeant Major Samuel C. Rapp and Sergeant First Class Harlan D. Kefalas offer advice on employing NCOs within a headquarters.

By The Cove

Staff Skills

Tips for Staff Working in a Formation HQ - A SNCO and WO Perspective - Part 2

In this article Sergeant Daniel Trew and Sergeant Zachary Williams offer tips and advice based on their experiences as Staff within Headquarters 3 Brigade

By Zachary Williams & Daniel Trew

Staff Skills

17 Productivity Hacks for Your Military Staff

This article by 'The Military Leader' offers excellent advice and tips to assist Staff to improve productivity

By The Cove

Staff Skills

Interacting With Your Battalion Commander

In this article 'from the Green Notebook', Scott Shaw discusses the relationship between the Battalion Commander and their Staff.

By The Cove

Staff Skills

LWP-G 0-5-1 Staff Officers Guide

The Staff Officer's Guide provides commanders and staff officers with a guide to the operation of a headquarters staff when planning and conducting operations

By The Cove

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