Download Alert and Ready: An Organizational Design Assessment of by Christopher Paul PDF

By Christopher Paul

Over the previous decade, specifically, U.S. Marine Corps (USMC) intelligence has needed to tailor its association to satisfy the evolving calls for of the operational surroundings. This has led to a few advert hoc preparations, practices, and enterprises. A large assessment of the organizational layout of USMC intelligence tested how you can align it successfully and successfully with present and destiny missions and functions.

Show description

Read or Download Alert and Ready: An Organizational Design Assessment of Marine Corps intelligence PDF

Similar intelligence & espionage books

Securing America's Passenger-Rail Systems

U. S. groups rely on trustworthy, secure, and safe rail platforms. each one weekday, greater than 12 million passengers take to U. S. railways. This e-book explains a framework for safeguard planners and policymakers to lead comparatively cheap rail-security making plans, particularly for the chance of terrorism. chance is a functionality of probability, vulnerability, and effects.

The Craft of Intelligence

If the specialists may possibly element to any unmarried booklet as a kick off point for knowing the topic of intelligence from the overdue 20th century to this day, that unmarried ebook will be Allen W. Dulles's The Craft of Intelligence. This vintage of spycraft is predicated on Allen Dulles's incomparable event as a diplomat, foreign attorney, and America's greatest intelligence officer.

Intelligence and Intelligence Analysis

This e-book tracks publish Sep 11 advancements in nationwide safety and policing intelligence and their relevance to new rising parts of intelligence perform resembling: corrections, biosecurity, deepest and regulatory environments. advancements are explored thematically throughout 3 extensive sections: using intelligence knowing constructions constructing a self-discipline.

Additional resources for Alert and Ready: An Organizational Design Assessment of Marine Corps intelligence

Sample text

The USMC will be a force able to act with unprec2 3 See Appendix D for a recent history of Marine Corps intelligence. S. Marine Corps Intelligence Department, 2010. Strategic Intent and Organizational Assessment 37 edented speed and versatility in austere conditions against a wide range of adversaries. Marine Corps Operating Concepts presents overarching operating concepts, including the USMC’s role in national security and proposed enhancements to MAGTF operations in such core areas as engagement, crisis response, and power projection.

48). Unpredictability is a “lack of understanding or ignorance of the environment in terms of the nature of the factors and their variance” (p. 41). Many factors characterize the supporting establishment’s intelligence environment, and they are generally well known. This constitutes a “varied” environment. , they influence one another), but these factors are relatively predictable and/or they tend to change within known limits” (p. 45). As one moves from the supporting establishment to the CE and then to the ground, air, and logistics combat elements (GCE, ACE, and LCE), the complexity remains but the unpredictability increases.

This review contributed to the overviews presented in Chapter Three, which examines current organization, and Chapter Five, which addresses strategic intent. The review of strategic intent, in turn, contributed to our broader analysis of organizational alternatives (Chapter Seven and Appendix F) and helped establish a scheme for prioritizing the issues identified in Chapter Six. Specifically, our review of the strategic guidance included the following: • The Marine Corps Intelligence Plan (1994) • National Military Strategy (2004) • The Marine Corps Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Roadmap (2006) • A Cooperative Strategy for a 21st Century Seapower (2007) • National Defense Strategy (2008) • Marine Corps Vision and Strategy 2025 (2008) • Vision 2015 by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (2008) • National Intelligence Strategy (2009) • Quadrennial Intelligence Community Review (2009) • National Security Strategy (2010) • Quadrennial Defense Review Report (2010) • The Marine Corps Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Enterprise (MCISR-E) Roadmap (2010) • Marine Corps Operating Concepts (2010).

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.35 of 5 – based on 33 votes