Accession Number : ADA308714

Title :   The Impact of 'Information Age' Technology on Leadership, and Battlefield Command, Control and Communication (C3).

Descriptive Note : Research rept.,

Corporate Author : ARMY WAR COLL CARLISLE BARRACKS PA

Personal Author(s) : Winfield, W. M.

PDF Url : ADA308714

Report Date : 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 29

Abstract : Modern man, and more specifically the military man, continues to have a fascination with technology. The leaders of the twenty first century will need to assimilate sufficient tactical and technical skills and insight to anticipate, welcome and use ever increasing technological advances. This paper explores the thesis that 'information age' technology will significantly change the way we do business and enhance our chances for victory on tomorrow's battlefields. The paper begins with a hypothetical scenario that describes the potential utilization of 'information age' technology in future wars, it further addresses, 'Who will led?' in this 'high tech' environment, the impact of new technology on leadership characteristics and the effect of technology on command, control and communication.

Descriptors :   *COMMAND CONTROL COMMUNICATIONS, *BATTLEFIELDS, *MILITARY COMMANDERS, SCENARIOS, MILITARY PERSONNEL, WARFARE, LEADERSHIP, SKILLS, TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, THESES, TACTICAL WARFARE.

Subject Categories : Administration and Management
      Personnel Management and Labor Relations
      Command, Control and Communications Systems
      Military Operations, Strategy and Tactics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE