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Unify inspire horn - 15 sep

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Unify inspire horn - 15 sep

  1. 1. “UNIFY & INSPIRE” The Role of Command & LeadershipColonel Bernd Horn COS STEP, CDA 15 September 2012
  2. 2. DEFINITION - COMMAND“the authority vested in an individual of the armed forces for the direction, co-ordination, and control of military forces.” NATO DEFINITION
  3. 3. UNDERSTANDING COMMANDCOMMAND AUTHORITY MANAGEMENT LEADERSHIP
  4. 4. AUTHORITY NDHQAuthority, which encompasses a legal and constitutional component (e.g. National Defence Act), is always derived from a higher or superior entity.
  5. 5. MANAGEMENTManagement is designed to control complexity and increase group effectiveness and efficiency.It is also based on formal organizational authority and it is unequivocally results orientated.Its emphasis is on the correct and efficient execution of organizational processes.
  6. 6. LEADERSHIP“DIRECTING, MOTIVATING AND ENABLING OTHERS TOACCOMPLISH THE MISSION PROFESSIONALLY ANDETHICALLY, WHILE DEVELOPING OR IMPROVINGCAPABILITIES THAT CONTRIBUTE TO MISSION SUCCESS.” CF DOCTRINAL DEFINITION
  7. 7. Leadership Philosophy Situationally Appropriate Influence Effective Influence Behaviours Transformational Leadership an tive ted - t e re n ive on - iv ri ori eme tive i -a rita as pa a ti ort zf d se se rsu ec leg i tho pp v rtic en hie ba is D ir Pe Su DeAu Pa La Ac Total Zerocontrol control
  8. 8. ROLE OF UNIT LEADERSHIP1. ENSURE MISSION ACCOMPLISHMENT2. CONTROL / ALLOCATE RESOURCES3. CREATE POSITIVE UNIT / LEADERSHIP CLIMATE - TRUST - ENCOURAGE INITIATIVE - FAIRNESS - TEAMWORK - RISK ACCEPTANCE
  9. 9. WORKING WITH OTHERS – 10 PRINCIPLES1. Be Patient;2. Be adaptable and manage your expectations;3. Recognize that actions speak louder than words;4. Appreciate that perception is more important than reality;5. Remember that the message sent is not always the message that is Received and it is the message that is received that is acted on;
  10. 10. WORKING WITH OTHERS – 10 PRINCIPLES6. See the world through the eyes of those with whom you are interacting;7. Do not judge the behaviours of others and, instead, observe, learn and try to understand;8. Always be respectful;9. Deal with frustrations privately; and10. Do not adhere to unrealistic standards.
  11. 11. QUESTIONS ?
  12. 12. MISSION COMMANDMission Command is a command philosophy thatpromotes decentralized and timely decision-making,freedom and speed of action and initiative that isresponsive to superior direction.
  13. 13. MISSION COMMAND COMMANDER’S INTENTCOMMANDER’S INTENT IS A CLEAR AND CONCISE STATEMENT OF THE DESIRED END-STATE AND ACCEPTABLE RISK.
  14. 14. MISSION COMMANDTHREE ENDURING TENETS:1. the importance of understanding a superior commander’s intent;2. a clear responsibility to fulfil that intent; and3. timely decision-making.
  15. 15. MISSION COMMANDFUNDAMENTALS OF MISSION COMMAND:1. unity of effort;2. decentralized authority;3. trust;4. mutual understanding; and5. timely and effective decision making.
  16. 16. COMMAND ACCOUNTABILITYCOMMANDERS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THEACTIONS THAT THEY KNEW, OR OUGHT TO HAVEKNOWN, WERE CARRIED OUT IN RESPONSE TOTHEIR DIRECTION.

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