1st Edition

Defence Management in Uncertain Times

Edited By Richard Holmes, Teri McConville Copyright 2004
    232 Pages
    by Routledge

    240 Pages
    by Routledge

    From the impact of the attacks on New York and Washington in 2001, to the problems of military uncertainty and the role of women in combat, this collection of essays explores the changing face of militarism from the perspective of defence management experts.

    The quest for certainty - coping with uncertainty, James York; reflections on 11 September 2001, Jack Spence; the war on terrorism - a new classic in groupthink, Teri McConville; jointery - military integration, Trevor Taylor; professional armed forces - concepts and practices, Patrick Mileham; the changing macro-environment (1997-2001) - the implications for the recruitment of graduates into the British Armed Forces, W. Brian Howieson and Howard Kahn; postmodernism to structure - an upstream journey for the military recruit, Charles Kirke; AFOPS, work-life balance and the problems of recruitment and retention, Andy Bolt; recruiting and retaining the British Army officer of the future, Richard Bartle; infantrywomen - an ethical dilemma, Georgina Natzio.


    Richard Holmes, Teri McConville