disruptive thinkers

Blog post | April 5, 2013 05:47 AM | Comments(0)

Announcing a three day event, to be held at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business over Columbus Day Weekend 2013 to match warfighters “in the arena” with senior...

Journal Article | March 22, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(10)

Modern American values continue to grow apart from traditional military values, changing the face of military culture. Munsing offers a few ways to adjust to societal change.

Journal Article | March 19, 2013 02:30 AM | Comments(0)

Constraint, imagination, and collaboration can produce meaningful innovations.

Journal Article | March 4, 2013 03:30 AM | Comments(5)

This article proposes a positive vision for how disruptive junior officers and established senior officers should advance the discussion about improving their services.

Journal Article | February 7, 2013 03:30 AM | Comments(1)

Times of crisis can be a brief window of opportunity for large institutional bureaucracies to overcome jurisdictional boundaries and make changes to business as usual. 

Journal Article | January 24, 2013 03:30 AM | Comments(8)

When an adversary arrives in a form that was unanticipated, an intellectually curious officer will be able to draw upon years of education tested not in the classroom, but in the real world.

Blog post | January 12, 2013 12:14 PM | Comments(0)

Earlier this week, US Air Force Captain Jeff Gilmore castigated the US military's social media strategy in a  Small Wars Journal op-ed contrasting the practices of Coca-Cola and the US...

Blog post | October 8, 2012 06:54 AM | Comments(13)

Thoughts compiled in preparation for a discussion with the Chief of Staff of the Army's Strategic Studies Group on military culture and change.

Journal Article | October 3, 2012 04:30 AM | Comments(24)

One of the reasons, if not THE reason, that we struggled to accomplish our objectives in Afghanistan is that we applied an industrial-era approach to the way we conceptualize planning and operations.

Blog post | September 1, 2012 08:49 AM | Comments(9)

A status quo protected by restraints and incentive structures can only be affected by disruption.

Blog post | August 26, 2012 07:41 PM | Comments(14)

Disruption or status quo leadership from CJCS?

Journal Article | July 30, 2012 04:51 AM | Comments(0)

It does not matter if one shows courage or leadership in Iraq or Afghanistan, if they return to meekly let the military industrial complex’s moral corruption continue.

Journal Article | July 24, 2012 05:33 AM | Comments(1)

If one believes they are in the Clear/Hold phase and they are taking regular casualties, then I believe a change to disruption would make a difference.

Journal Article | June 20, 2012 10:11 AM | Comments(7)

Harnessing the Disruptive Mind of the entrepreneur and investor with the System Mind of the military and government at the tactical and strategic level of special operations.

Blog post | June 19, 2012 05:27 AM | Comments(0)

BJ Armstrong has been spreading the good word at USNI with a historical case study.

Journal Article | June 19, 2012 05:30 AM | Comments(33)

Ultimately, our current strategy in Afghanistan will prove to be costly and unsustainable.  Can we take a new approach molded by the careful study of our enemy?

Journal Article | June 13, 2012 04:48 AM | Comments(3)

We have no more real control over conflict (or the universe) than anyone else, in fact, sometimes we now have less.  If we cannot control, we must adapt.

Blog post | June 8, 2012 05:08 AM | Comments(5)

SWJ Editor Peter Munson appears this weekend on CDR Salamander's Midrats radio show.

Journal Article | May 24, 2012 05:52 AM | Comments(7)

Dan Ward asserts that acquisitions take too long.  But no one knows if he is right.

Blog post | May 22, 2012 08:54 PM | Comments(7)

BG Mark Arnold argues for personnel reforms in an essay in Armed Forces Journal.

Blog post | May 18, 2012 05:09 AM | Comments(1)

COL Doug Macgregor (Ret) presented this well-received brief to ILE students at Ft Lee.

Blog post | May 16, 2012 08:04 AM | Comments(1)

A Harvard Business Review blog entry discusses the leaders in our midst.

Blog post | May 15, 2012 04:48 AM | Comments(9)

How innovative and determined officers in 3rd Marine Air Wing used the iPad to improve close air support in Afghanistan.

Blog post | May 14, 2012 04:55 AM | Comments(43)

An Air Force officer tenders a letter of surrender.

Journal Article | May 10, 2012 04:55 AM | Comments(16)

Military officers should be intrapreneurs, not entrepreneurs.