Accession Number:

ADA371139

Title:

Seeing the Lighthouse - As Simple As the ASBC? Facilitating Organizational Change in the U.S. Air Force,

Descriptive Note:

Doctoral thesis,

Corporate Author:

RAND GRADUATE SCHOOL SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1999-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

280.0

Abstract:

The Air and Space Basic Course ASBC was chartered in 1997 to address concerns presented by Air Force leadership at the Fall 1996 CORONA Conference held at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At the CORONA meeting, senior Air Force policymakers including the Secretary of the Air Force SAF and the Chief of Staff of the Air Force CSAF, desired to remedy five deficiencies observed within the Air Force officer corps a lack of understanding of the Air Force Core Values, a lack of appreciation for the Air Force Core Competencies, the inability to responsibly advocate how 21st century aerospace power can contribute to success in joint military operations, the existence of careerism among officers from different commissioning sources and air force specialty codes AFSCs a misunderstanding of the importance of the teamwork concept within the American military.

Subject Categories:

  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE