LOOKING TO THE PAST TO CHANGE THE FUTURE

Back in the 1930s, Air Force officers who were assigned instructor duty at the Air Corps Tactical School…would wear these little…pledge pins on their uniforms. A BETTER PEACE welcomes Dr. John Terino, Chair of the Department of Airpower at the U.S. Air Force Air Command and Staff College (ACSC.) John joins our Editor-In-Chief, Jacqueline Whitt to […]

CHASING THE DELTA: A PITFALL OF THE MILITARY’S ‘CAN-DO’ ETHOS

an organization trained to overcome the seeming impossible will have a natural blind spot for the actual impossible Most readers who have served within a high-level headquarters will have at least once thought to themselves: “This will end badly.” That statement is not meant to be particularly cynical or pessimistic. Rather, it simply recognizes the […]

HOW DO ORGANIZATIONS CHANGE AFTER INCORPORATING ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE?

If we want [Artificial intelligence] to thrive, we have to have leaders who understand it Artificial intelligence is seemingly everywhere and everyone is talking about it. But so what? What is the real utility of “AI” and how did it change or transform the organizations that incorporated AI into their practices? A trio of U.S. […]

LEADING AND MANAGING CHANGE: MORE THAN JUST A PROCESS

[Kotter’s] first step is to establish a sense of urgency. … But then the question I ask the students is, ‘What’s the step that leads to figuring out what’s urgent?’ Why is change hard in military organizations? There’s no question that militaries need to change routinely to sustain the ability to fight and win its […]