Army Strategic Leader Competency Development: Small Changes for a Large Impact
Strategy research project
ARMY WAR COLLEGE CARLISLE BARRACKS PA
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Leader development is the most important core competency of our Army. Multiple Army Chiefs of Staff have commented on the need to build the bench of strategic leaders for our Army, but this continuous identification of the issue has not solved the problem. Currently, our Army does a good job at developing tactical and operational leaders, as evidenced by our success at those levels in Iraq and Afghanistan, but numerous studies conducted by the Army and by leading think tanks highlight the need for greater attention to strategic leader development. Requiring an advanced degree from an accredited university and completion of true broadening assignments will facilitate the development of the competencies required for success at the strategic level.
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