Accession Number:

ADA454364

Title:

AU-2 Guidelines for Command: A Handbook on the Leadership of People for Air Force Commanders and Supervisors

Descriptive Note:

Guide

Corporate Author:

AIR COMMAND AND STAFF COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Report Date:

2003-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

223.0

Abstract:

Chapter 1, Taking Command, provides insight into the initial duties and responsibilities of a commander. Chapter 2, Leadership in the New Millennium, focuses on the various challenges and aspects of leading people. Chapter 3, Base Agencies, focuses on the squadrons commanders will interface with for staff support and support services. It covers the variety and extent of most services offered on an installation. Chapter 4, Administrative Leadership -- Military, covers a number of substantive areas that a commander will likely face in dealing with military personnel. The chapter addresses quality force issues such as administrative discharge, control roster, performance reports, promotion, reenlistment, unfavorable information files UIF, and weight control. It also includes areas that help motivate personnel such as commanders calls, awards and decorations, and the newcomer program. Chapter 5, Administrative Leadership -- Civilians, deals with the uniqueness of the civilian personnel system. Chapter 6, Decision-Making Tools for a Commander, provides useful tools a commander can use to effectively manage the unit. Chapter 7, The Commander and the Information Age, presents the various information tools available to assist in managing personnel. Systems such as the new Air Force military personnel data system modernization MILMOD are presented to educate commanders about current and future technologies and to assist them in decision making and personnel management. Chapter 8, Deployment and the Commander, explores issues that commanders must address in preparing their commands to deploy in support of exercises and real-world contingencies. The chapter focuses on predeployment, deployment, and redeployment issues. Chapter 9, Sensitive Issues, deals with issues such as sexual harassment, homosexual policy, and the joint ethics regulation. Chapter 10, Joint Doctrine, provides a quick reference of the doctrinal guidance put forth by the chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Subject Categories:

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

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE