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Theory and methods for supporting high level military decisionmaking

Davis, Paul K.

Theory and methods for supporting high level military decisionmaking

by Davis, Paul K.

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Published by RAND Corp. in Santa Monica, CA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Command of troops,
  • Decision making -- Methodology,
  • Military planning -- Decision making

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementPaul K. Davis, James P. Kahan.
    ContributionsKahan, James P.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUB210 .D388 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17856286M
    ISBN 109780833040398
    LC Control Number2007012304

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Xiv Theory and Methods for Supporting High-Level Military Decisionmaking they believe is suitable, leaving the filling in of details and the validation of assumptions to subordinates. Each style has its own considerable strengths and weaknesses.

Although school. Get this from a library. Theory and methods for supporting high level military decisionmaking. [Paul K Davis; James P Kahan] -- This report describes an approach to high-level decision support that deals explicitly with uncertainty in effects-based operations or planning future forces with the methods of capabilities-based.

Theory and Methods for Supporting High Level Military Decisionmaking Paul K. Davis, James P. Kahan Prepared for the United States Air Force Approved for public release; distribution unlimited.

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5 Deep uncertainty refers to “materially important uncertainties that cannot be adequately treated as simple random processes and that cannot realistically be resolved at the time they come into play” (Paul K. Davis and James P. Kahan,Theory and Methods for Supporting High Level Military Decisionmaking, RAND Corp., Santa Monica.

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The decision‐making process begins when a manager identifies the real problem. The accurate definition of the problem affects all the steps that follow; if the problem is inaccurately defined, every step in the decision‐making process will be based on an incorrect starting point.

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