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Sustaining Army Civilians: Senior Leaders' Responsibility
ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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The most important Army asset is human capital. It is imperative that individuals on every level operate within the team to guarantee mission accomplishment. Developing quality professional Department of the Army Civilian DAC leaders provides a foundation for achieving and maintaining the critical strategic leadership competencies that the Army and the nation require into and beyond the 21st century. After serving the Army in both a military and civilian capacity for 29 years, over 10 of which have been as a supervisor, it is the authors opinion that leaders of Army Civilians need to do a better job of hiring, developing, and providing leadership to them. This SRP will provide a brief history of the Army Civilian Corps and the role that Army civilians have played in accomplishing the mission throughout the years. The SRP will also discuss three key components that are essential in the sustainability process strategic recruitmenthiring, active leader development, and the key competencies needed by todays leader to build a positive culture for the organization.
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