Accession Number : ADA308584

Title :   Two Air Force Subcultures Collide as General McPeak Sets a New Course for the Air Force.

Descriptive Note : Strategy research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : McGuirk, Charles H.

PDF Url : ADA308584

Report Date : 15 APR 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 28

Abstract : General Mcpeak made sweeping changes to the Air Force during his tenure as Chief of Staff of the Air Force. This assessment analyzes his changes from a organizational cultural management perspective. The paper reviews the- two dominant subcultures of the Air Force, Strategic Air Command and Tactical Air Command, and how General Mcpeak impacted these cultures to secure his vision for the future Air Force. The paper is fused with Edgar H. Schein's model for cultural analysis. Mr. Schein is a noted authority on organizational culture.

Descriptors :   *PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT, *AIR FORCE PERSONNEL, *CULTURE, AIR FORCE, MILITARY STRATEGY, ORGANIZATIONS, MANAGEMENT, VISION.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Military Forces and Organizations

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE