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Concentration Versus Dispersion in Todays Navy Richard A McManus

Concentration Versus Dispersion in Todays Navy

Richard A McManus

Published October 10th 2012
ISBN : 9781249598664
Paperback
56 pages
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Inspired by apparent contrasts between strategic guidance, current employment practices, and the supporting organizational framework, this work analyzes the extent the United States Navy should allow the principle of dispersion or the principle ofMoreInspired by apparent contrasts between strategic guidance, current employment practices, and the supporting organizational framework, this work analyzes the extent the United States Navy should allow the principle of dispersion or the principle of concentration to influence its structure and operational practices. The Navys current operational practices developed over the last two and half centuries. From this history, an operational framework emerged that favors concentration as the normal mode of issuing and deploying naval assets. Today, fiscal constraints and high operational tempo exert pressure on this framework by demanding increased global presence without proportionally increasing the size of the fleet.