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Army Command and Management - Theory and Practice: A Reference Text for Department of Command, Leadership, and Management 1987-1988.

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This edition of the text was designed to further explain Army systems management and to improve understanding of how the Army is run. The text emphasizes and focuses on descriptions of various Army systems and subsystems. It provides Army War College students a resource to complement seminars, lectures, studies, and other readings on current Army management systems. The contents are based primarily on documents, texts, studies, and individual contributions that are within the official domain. Users are advised that the portions concerned with plans, programs, policy, and various management systems are current as of the publication date. Like all dynamic systems, they are subject to change. Any proposed citations of this text as an official source of authority should be made with this caution in mind. We invite and welcome comments which would improve future editions. In this regard, we are grateful to the several hundred respondents who took the time to comment on the content of our previous editions. This edition was prepared by the faculty of the Department of Command, Leadership, and Management. Where appropriate, we drew upon the contributions from the Department of the Army Staff, the Army in the field, and on input from faculty and students. Special acknowledgement for the preparation of this text must be made to the workers who handled the monumental administrative task the members of the Reprographics Division of the U.S. Army War College the secretaries, SFC Ruth Eggleston Administrative Noncommissioned Officer, and Leah Bolt the Super Proofreader from the Department of Command, Leadership, and Management and Terri Groff and Thomas Bank who dedicated a summers effort to this edition.

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  • Administration and Management
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations

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