Accession Number:

ADA415810

Title:

The Army Training and Leader Development Panel Officer Study Report to the Army

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY TRAINING AND LEADER DEVELOPMENT PANEL WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2003-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

24.0

Abstract:

This is the Army Training and Leader Development Panels ATLDP Officer Study Report to The Army of its findings conclusions, and recommendations. The Panel organized four Study Groups, an Integration Team, and a Red Team from its members. Three Study Groups assessed the unit, institution, and self-development pillars of the Armys current Leader Development Model. A fourth Study Group examined Army Culture as it relates to officer development, service ethic, and retention. The Panel contacted approximately l3,5OO soldiers in 61 locations worldwide from all cohorts, components, and major commands using surveys, focus group interviews, personal interviews, and independent research. Commissioned officers made up 76 of the research sample, noncommissioned officers 21, and warrant officers 3. The Panel identified seven strategic imperatives that are key to the success of improving Army training and leader development 1 Recognize the strong relationship between Army Culture and the quality of training and leader development programs--Army Culture must operate routinely within an acceptable Band of Tolerance for the Army to effectively train soldiers and grow leaders 2 The Officer Education System OES is out of synch with Army needs and must be adapted to meet the needs of the transforming Army and the realities of the Operational Environment OE 3 Training the Force and Battle Focused Training must be adapted to account for the OE and linked to operational and leadership doctrine 4 Commit to returning to standards-based training 5 Adopt a Training and Leader Development Model that clearly shows how training and leader development are linked 6 Adopt and institute a management process to facilitate managing change and 7 Support lifelong learning. 2 tables, 11 figures

Subject Categories:

  • Psychology
  • Personnel Management and Labor Relations
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE