TITLE

Achieving Unity of Purpose

AUTHOR(S)
Larsen, James C.
PUB. DATE
September 1998
SOURCE
Infantry;Sep-Dec98, Vol. 88 Issue 3, p26
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on the concepts of operations and how to effectively articulate the mission purpose in the military. Definition of main and supporting efforts; Concepts of General William DePuy; Importance of effectively articulating the mission purpose to subordinates; Interrelationship of mission order purposes; Rules for articulating purpose in mission orders.
ACCESSION #
2055450

 

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