Accession Number:

ADA279881

Title:

Organizational Learning in the Development of Doctrine in the U.S. Army, 1976-1986: A Historically-Based Study

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TRAINING AND DOCTRINE COMMAND FORTMONROE VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1994-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

145.0

Abstract:

The purpose of this study is to examine the organizational learning dynamics of doctrinal change in the United States Army from 1976 to 1986, specifically, the formation and implementation of AirLand Battle doctrine. To provide overall direction to the study, seven broad questions were used 1 Did the Army link inputs and processes to products, outputs, and outcomes 2 How did the U.S. Army learn its requirement to change doctrine 3 Who learned the requirement for the development of new doctrine 4 How did the Army learn from its internal and external environment to determine required changes 5 What were the interpretation systems or interpretation processes to make meaning of information 6 How did the Army store and retrieve its organizational learning 7What were the learning products of doctrinal change Learning organizations.

Subject Categories:

  • Government and Political Science
  • Humanities and History
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE