Accession Number : ADA307454

Title :   A Comparison of the Operational Leadership of General Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee During the American Civil War.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WAR COLL NEWPORT RI JOINT MILITARY OPERATIONS DEPT

Personal Author(s) : Lynch, Daniel J.

PDF Url : ADA307454

Report Date : 12 FEB 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP IS A DIFFICULT CONCEPT TO DEFINE. THIS PAPER DEVELOPS A MODEL FOR OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP, WHICH LISTS FOUR MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES OF OPERATIONAL LEADERS. AFTER PROVIDING AN HISTORICAL BACKGROUND, THIS PAPER THEN USES THAT MODEL TO COMPARE THE OPERATIONAL LEADERSHIP OF GENERAL ULYSSES S. GRANT AND GENERAL ROBERT E. LEE IN THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR.

Descriptors :   *LEADERSHIP, *MILITARY COMMANDERS, *GENERAL OFFICERS, COMMAND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS, WARFARE, HISTORY, LOGISTICS, BACKGROUND, ARMY OPERATIONS.

Subject Categories : Psychology
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE