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Accession Number ADA590278
Title Trust Erosion and Identity Corrosion: Threats to the Army Profession.
Publication Date Mar 2013
Media Count 32p
Personal Author J. A. Vermeesch
Abstract The United States Army spent the last two years studying and debating what it means to be a profession and what qualifies individuals as professionals. It worked to maintain its professional status as an institution and avoid becoming an obedient government bureaucracy. The critical task that lies ahead, however, requires the Army to identify the future threats to the profession and safeguard against them. This paper tackles that task. It identifies the threats to the Army profession in 2020 and beyond, and makes recommendations to overcome them. As a result of this research, it is clear the primary threats to the Army profession in the next decade are the erosion of trust in the Army by its client, the American people, combined with identity corrosion amongst Army professionals.
Keywords Army
Army personnel
Center for army profession and ethics
Certification
Civilian personnel
Education
Human dimension
Identity
Legislation
Millennials
Pme(Professional military education)
Professional development
Professional status
Trust
United states government


 
Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 70B - Management Practice
70D - Personnel Management, Labor Relations & Manpower Studies
92 - Behavior & Society
74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Army War Coll., Carlisle Barracks, PA.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note Research paper.
NTIS Issue Number 1409
Contract Number N/A

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