Accession Number:

ADA493765

Title:

Is Air War College Teaching the Right Leadership Skill Sets?

Descriptive Note:

Research paper

Corporate Author:

AIR WAR COLL MAXWELL AFB AL

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2008-02-15

Pagination or Media Count:

45.0

Abstract:

The Air War College, Maxwell AFB, Alabama, appreciates and recognizes the importance of teaching the right leadership skill sets and has taken several approaches to accomplish this challenging task. The Air War Colleges commitment to developing and enhancing students leadership skills is not in question in this paper however, the author will attempt to determine if the Air War College is equipping students with the right senior officer strategic leadership tools. In this paper, the author attempts to answer the following questions Is the Air War College teaching the right leadership skill sets What are the right leadership skill sets for Lieutenant Colonels and higher and What leadership skill sets is the Air War College teaching at present The author consolidates common themes throughout several leadership models and theories to determine the proper skill sets for Air War College future strategic leaders. He then compares the right leadership skill sets versus the leadership skill sets being taught. He wraps up the paper with several recommendations based on the research.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Humanities and History
  • Psychology
  • Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE